sip

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sip drink in sips "She was sipping her tea"
    • n sip a small drink
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sip A small draught taken with the lips; a slight taste. "One sip of this
      Will bathe the drooping spirits in delight
      Beyond the bliss of dreams."
      "A sip is all that the public ever care to take from reservoirs of abstract philosophy."
    • Sip The act of sipping; the taking of a liquid with the lips.
    • Sip To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the flowers.
    • v. i Sip To drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to take a sip or sips of something. "She] raised it to her mouth with sober grace;
      Then, sipping , offered to the next in place."
    • Sip To drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid; as, to sip tea. "Every herb that sips the dew."
    • Sip To taste the liquor of; to drink out of. "They skim the floods, and sip the purple flowers."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sip To drink little by little; take (a liquid) into the mouth in small quantities; imbibe a mouthful at a time.
    • sip To take in gradually by some process analogous to drinking; receive or obtain by sucking, inhaling, absorbing, or the like.
    • sip To drink from by sips.
    • sip To take a sip or sips.
    • n sip The act of sipping, or drinking by small quantities, as a liquid.
    • n sip A very small draught; a taste (of a liquid).
    • n sip Drink; sup.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Sip sip to sup or drink in small quantities: to draw into the mouth: to taste: to drink out of
    • v.i Sip to drink in small quantities: to drink by the lips:—pr.p. sip′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. sipped
    • n Sip the taking of a liquor with the lips: a small draught
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Quotations

  • Oscar Wilde
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    “And now, I am dying beyond my means. [Sipping champagne on his deathbed]”
  • Denis Diderot
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    “We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. sippen,; akin to OD. sippen, and AS. span, to sip, suck up, drink. See Sup (v. t.)

Usage

In literature:

Stopping at his house on our way home, we sipped a final cup of tea in almost complete silence.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866" by Various
Grenville had taken a sip, and pretended to take a swallow.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
Forrester took a sip of his drink, settled back, and tried to think where to begin.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He settled into a chair on the opposite side of the lounge and sipped at his coffee.
"Adaptation" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The company nodded to Rob, and took a friendly sip of sack in his honour.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
Those who were left were putting on their wraps or sipping the last of their coffee under the reproachful eyes of waiters.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
After the first silent, companionable sips, Thark began filling the other two in.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Love yourself; only yourself; wear the softest garments, sip the sweetest wine, kiss the prettiest lips.
"The Devil" by Joseph O'Brien
He blew the bubbles back and drank, not eagerly nor in a hurry, but sipping it gently, as one who knows tastes rare old wine.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
It should be slowly sipped, so that the stomach may not be uncomfortably distended.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
The young woman sipped the wine, gazing into the glass as she did so.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
He sat up, and, having sipped some tea, turned over his letters.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
I wish here to call attention to a passing impression that I experienced when sipping that claret.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
Drinks often, and but a sip or two at a time.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
She sipped it slowly, supporting her head, and at the same time shielding her eyes from his troubled scrutiny.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
And at the first sip Gabriel spoke again.
"The Chestermarke Instinct" by J. S. Fletcher
And he who sips thy fragrant cup can only know the truth.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
One should sip and taste of pleasure before drinking a full draft.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Coffee we sipped, with a spoonful of cogniac, before the morning's bath, to drive away the malaria.
"Los Gringos" by H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
I must sip still more of these sweet words.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
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In poetry:

Has your soul sipped
Of the sweetness of all sweets?
Has it well supped
But yet hungers and sweats?
"Has Your Soul Sipped?" by Wilfred Owen
Better to smell the violet
Than sip the glowing wine;
Better to hearken to a brook
Than watch a diamond shine.
"Better Things" by George MacDonald
"Yes?"--Your cheek a tear-drop wets,
But your kisses on my lip
Fall as warm as bees that sip
Sweets from violets.
"A Guinevere" by Madison Julius Cawein
Her lips are red and finely wed,
Like roses ere they blow;
What lover sips
Those dewy lips, -
Wouldn't you like to know?
""Wouldn't You Like To KNow"" by John Godfrey Saxe
You waken, thrilling at the trill
Of some wild bird that seems to spill
The silence full of winey drips
Of song that Fancy sips and sips.
"A Southern Singer" by James Whitcomb Riley
In love, aside from sipping the wine of timelessness,
nothing else exists.
There is no reason for living except for giving one's life.
I said, "First I know you, then I die."
He said, "For the one who knows Me, there is no dying."
"In love" by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

In news:

Obama Sips It, Celebs Love It--How Did Water From a Junta -Ruled Country Go Eco-Chic.
Sip and sample at a unique food event Jan 22 (noon-3pm) when Loving Spoonfuls comes to the Mill Valley Community Center.
Sip and savor at inaugural four-day festival.
We've been having an awesomely hot summer in Buffalo, and I love sipping on new cocktail combinations — like Jack Daniels and Dr Pepper — when the weather gets steamy.
Utica, NY (WIBX) – He sat in a booth by the window at Babe's, slowly sipping from a glass of water and telling tales of his success.
A bit spicy at first taste, this Cabernet- Merlot blend starts to soften up — revealing blackberry and vanilla flavors — as you sip.
The first thing everyone will tell you about Casa Mezcal : You can munch on a bowl of fried grasshoppers while sipping on your drink.
Food & Drink / Food Chain Take a sip: Borjomi mineral water from Georgia.
Perfect for sipping primetime or anytime.
In the Robert H and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, guests are dressed in smart business attire mingle, sipping cocktails and snacking from a good quality buffet.
Musical Group The Larrys played at the Blue Note Cafe tonight 4-2-08 while the crowd sipped, sang and clapped along.
Nibble and sip your way around Vancouver.
Visitors will enjoy picking their pumpkins, going for a hayride, taking family photos, sipping on hot cocoa and hot cider, and more.
Elijah Johnson takes a sip from a Gatorade bottle and stands in the hallway inside Allen Fieldhouse.
Bid includes 1st offenders 'a sip over limit'.
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In science:

Server sided Black Lists are bypassed by Direct IP Spitting, because the SIP messages are sent directly to the client.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
SIP identities, can easily bypass Black Lists.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
The SPIT value can be e.g. an additional SIP header, or included in a special error response code or distributed via SIP event notification mechanism.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
This value is used for future decisions on that SIP identity.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Identity Spoofing in its simple form is provided by inserting the wished SIP URI in the ”From” and ”Contact” header of the SIP messages.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
If the user wants to inject the SIP URI from an external CSV file he must specify this in the scenario file.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
SIP Header Spoofing can be fulfilled with two different approaches.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
The second is using standard SIP messages and change values of headers with the detail view of the scenario editor.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
The Account Switching attack is a special form of SIP Identity Spoofing and can be fulfilled by providing an external CSV file with appropriate data.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Including the SIP identities of the target can be configured in the shoot mode by selecting the external CSV file as target.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Since SIp ⊂ Sd is closed with respect to the Bruhat order we have f z (p) j 1λ,µ ∈ C[Dλ−µ ∩ SIp ].
Degenerate Affine Hecke-Clifford Algebras and Type $Q$ Lie Superalgebras
Many of the widely used empirical isotherms to describe type I isotherms like the Sips, Toth, and Dubinin-Ashtakov isotherms have fixed number of parameters.
Simple isotherm equations to fit type I adsorption data
The Markov semigroup associated with ξ is denoted by SIPS = (SIPS (t))t≥0 .
Law of large numbers for a class of random walks in dynamic random environments
This semigroup acts from the left on C (Ω) as (cid:0)SIPS(t)f (cid:1)(·) = E (·) [f (ξt)], and acts from the right on P (Ω) as (cid:0)νSIPS (t)(cid:1)(·) = P ν (ξt ∈ · ), See Liggett , Chapter I, for a formal construction.
Law of large numbers for a class of random walks in dynamic random environments
Z, t ≥ 0, K (i, t) = EP µ [ξ0(0)ξt(i)] = hφ0 (SIPS (t)φi )iµ , is the space-time correlation function of the interacting particle system (with generator LIPS ), and ESRW,i is the expectation over simple random walk Y = (Yt)t≥0 jumping at rate α + β (with generator LSRW ) starting from i.
Law of large numbers for a class of random walks in dynamic random environments
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