Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


But now, swollen with spring rains, the ditches of the Sunk were lipping to the overflow.

The first little rivulet that trickled forth from their lipping fulness would be the signal of their destruction.

A tongue of this type acts as an extra tenon and prevents the joint from "lipping" (becoming uneven) on the face side.

Fig. 216 is a scarfed joint with undercut vee'd ends which prevent the joint from lipping up or down or sideways.

Not far distant Winton lay stretched along a fir-shadowed rock, the slime-green base of which was washed by the lipping waves.

When a portion of the “lipping” is broken off, it may give rise to a loose body.

The road followed the curving ditch; their voices were tuned to lipping water and the drone of bees.