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sip on (something)

To take small sips of a drink over a period of time. My favorite thing to do is watch the sun come up while I sip on my first coffee of the day. It amazes me how people can sip on their drinks. I can't help myself from guzzling them down!
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sip at (something)

To take small sips of a drink over a period of time. My favorite thing to do is watch the sun come up while I sip at my first coffee of the day. It always makes me self-conscious when someone I'm out with sips at one or two drink throughout the whole evening while I'm getting a fresh pint every half hour.
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sip at

or sip on
v.
To drink from some beverage in small amounts at a time: The skier sipped at the hot coffee at the lodge. She was sipping on a cocktail at the bar.
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sip

1. n. a puff of a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) He took a big sip and held it so long he almost turned blue.
2. tv. & in. to take a puff of a marijuana cigarette. The alley was populated by a bunch of teeny-boppers sipping away the afternoon.
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Equipped with unique voice and video features, the viaIP MCU, now with SIP functionality, enables enterprises and service providers to build a powerful visual communications architecture for today's network and be assured of future operability with new, emerging protocols and end points for video telephony," Barak continues.
The SIP MCU is scheduled for availability in June of 2003.