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Rip vs. Lip — What's the Difference?

Rip vs. Lip — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Rip and Lip

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Rip

A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.

Lip

Lips are a visible body part at the mouth of many animals, including humans. Lips are soft, movable, and serve as the opening for food intake and in the articulation of sound and speech.

Rip

A rip current.

Lip

Either of two fleshy structures that surround the opening of the mouth in humans and other mammals.

Rip

A dissolute person.
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Lip

In humans, the smooth brownish to reddish border of the lip.

Rip

An old or worthless horse.

Lip

(Anatomy) A labium.

Rip

A tear (in paper, etc.).

Lip

The margin of flesh around a wound.

Rip

A type of strong, rough tide or current.

Lip

Either of the margins of the aperture of a gastropod shell.

Rip

(Australia, New Zealand) A rip current: a strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.

Lip

A rim, as of a vessel, bell, or crater.

Rip

(slang) A comical, embarrassing, or hypocritical event or action.

Lip

(Botany) One of the two divisions of a bilabiate corolla or calyx, as in the snapdragon, or the modified median petal of an orchid flower.

Rip

(slang) A hit (dose) of marijuana.

Lip

The tip of a pouring spout, as on a pitcher.

Rip

A black mark given for substandard schoolwork.

Lip

(Slang) Insolent talk.

Rip

(slang) Something unfairly expensive, a rip-off.

Lip

To touch the lips to.

Rip

Data or audio copied from a CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.
Some of these CD rips don't sound very good: what bitrate did you use?

Lip

To kiss.

Rip

Something ripped off or stolen; a work resulting from plagiarism.

Lip

To utter.

Rip

A kind of glissando leading up to the main note to be played.

Lip

To lap or splash against.

Rip

Ellipsis of ripsaw.

Lip

(Sports) To hit a golf ball so that it touches the edge of (the hole) without dropping in.

Rip

A joyride.

Lip

(countable) Either of the two fleshy protrusions around the opening of the mouth.

Rip

A wicker basket for fish.

Lip

(countable) A part of the body that resembles a lip, such as the edge of a wound or the labia.

Rip

A worthless horse; a nag.

Lip

The projecting rim of an open container; a short open spout.

Rip

An immoral man; a rake, a scoundrel.

Lip

Backtalk; verbal impertinence.
Don’t give me any lip!

Rip

(transitive) To divide or separate the parts of (especially something flimsy, such as paper or fabric), by cutting or tearing; to tear off or out by violence.
To rip a garment; to rip up a floor

Lip

The edge of a high spot of land.

Rip

(intransitive) To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.
My shirt ripped when it was caught on a bramble.

Lip

The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.

Rip

(transitive) To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.

Lip

(botany) One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.

Rip

To move quickly and destructively.

Lip

(botany) The distinctive petal of the Orchis family.

Rip

(woodworking) To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain.

Lip

(zoology) One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.

Rip

To copy data from a CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc., to a hard drive, portable device, etc.

Lip

Embouchure: the condition or strength of a wind instrumentalist's lips.

Rip

To take a "hit" of marijuana.

Lip

(transitive) To touch or grasp with the lips; to kiss; to lap the lips against (something).

Rip

(slang) To fart.

Lip

(of something inanimate) To touch lightly.

Rip

To mock or criticize (someone or something). (often used with on and into)

Lip

To wash against a surface, lap.

Rip

To steal; to rip off.

Lip

(intransitive) To rise or flow up to or over the edge of something.

Rip

To move or act fast; to rush headlong.

Lip

(transitive) To form the rim, edge or margin of something.

Rip

(archaic) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; usually with up.

Lip

(transitive) To utter verbally.

Rip

To surf extremely well.

Lip

(transitive) To simulate speech by moving the lips without making any sound; to mouth.

Rip

A wicker fish basket.

Lip

(sports) To make a golf ball hit the lip of the cup, without dropping in.

Rip

A rent made by ripping, esp. by a seam giving way; a tear; a place torn; laceration.

Lip

To change the sound of (a musical note played on a wind instrument) by moving or tensing the lips.

Rip

A term applied to a mean, worthless thing or person, as to a scamp, a debauchee, or a prostitute, or a worn-out horse.

Lip

One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips are organs of speech essential to certain articulations. Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.
Thine own lips testify against thee.

Rip

A body of water made rough by the meeting of opposing tides or currents.

Lip

An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything; a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.

Rip

To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing; to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; - commonly used with up, open, off.

Lip

The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.

Rip

To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing.
He 'll rip the fatal secret from her heart.

Lip

One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.

Rip

To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; - usually with up.
They ripped up all that had been done from the beginning of the rebellion.
For brethern to debate and rip up their falling out in the ear of a common enemy . . . is neither wise nor comely.

Lip

One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.

Rip

To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber.

Lip

Impudent or abusive talk; as, don't give me any of your lip.

Rip

A dissolute man in fashionable society

Lip

To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to kiss.
The bubble on the wine which breaksBefore you lip the glass.
A hand that kingsHave lipped and trembled kissing.

Rip

An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;
There was a rip in his pants
She had snags in her stockings

Lip

To utter; to speak.

Rip

A stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Lip

To clip; to trim.

Rip

The act of rending or ripping or splitting something;
He gave the envelope a vigorous rip

Lip

Fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth

Rip

Tear or be torn violently;
The curtain ripped from top to bottom
Pull the cooked chicken into strips

Lip

An impudent or insolent rejoinder;
Don't give me any of your sass

Rip

Move precipitously or violently;
The tornado ripped along the coast

Lip

The top edge of a vessel

Rip

Cut (wood) along the grain

Rip

Criticize or abuse strongly and violently;
The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly

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