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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 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!
See also: on, sip
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sip at

or sip on
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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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Let A be the maximum number of SIP messages newly generated and received (other than by retransmission) by an SIP element.
The deal has also seen Grainger Trust utilising SIP Home's environmentally friendly offering to build the first green homes of their kind in the region, at a housing development in Hadston, Northumberland.
Our findings of positive long-run returns for SIPs contrast with the return patterns many other researchers have found for equity offerings of private firms in the US and other countries.
Often, we are confused with what amount we should start SIP or what should the target of our investment.
Though one has to select a period for which one will invest at the time of filling the form, SIPs do not have a fixed period.
Even though SIPs are flexible investment options that you can start with a small sum of money, given the present projections, SIPs do not look too rewarding.
According to the guidelines, a SIP shall maintain a separate insurance unit for proper monitoring with the insurer reporting directly to the CEO of the licensed agency.
One regular worker said: "I was having my bag searched while going into court last week and the guard held out my water bottle and asked me to take a sip to prove it's not acid.
By the start of fiscal 2015, there were nearly 68 lakh SIPs, which contributed about Rs 1,950 crore to the fund industry.
However, if you make a lump sum investment when the markets are at their lowest point, you stand to make higher gains than you would through SIPs. But it is difficult to determine when the market is at its lowest.
SIPs thrive on volatility: As volatility increases, the divergence between SIP and lump sum returns widens.
This paper proposes a Cost Effective and Secure Mobility Management Scheme (SeSIP) based on the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) which is suitable for real-time application on MVPN and which shortens the signaling time.
Kerala, April 8 -- To cater to the growing demand for systematic monthly or weekly purchase of select shares to build a long term investment portfolio, Geojit BNP Paribas today (31 March) announced the launch of four unique Equity SIP portfolios that match varied risk appetites of investors.
Four sips of wine, 3 pearl onions, 2 candied yams, and the remote control to the TV!
SIPs. These help people save a fixed sum at regular intervals and