Translation for 'upper lip' from English to Russian
NOUN   an upper lip | upper lips
верхняя губа {ж}
upper lip
Partial Matches
губа {ж}
чтение {с} по губамlip-reading
нижняя губа {ж}
lower lip
Северная Италия {ж}
Upper Italy
Верхний Рейн {м} [часть Рейна]
Upper Rhine
Верхняя Саксония {ж}
Upper Saxony
Верхняя Силезия {ж}
Upper Silesia
высшие слои {мн} общества
upper class {sg}
Верхняя Франкония {ж}
Upper Franconia [Bavarian region]
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Usage Examples English
  • The levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle (occasionally shortened alaeque nasi muscle) is, translated from Latin, the "lifter of both the upper lip and of the wing of the nose".
  • The upper lip is formed earlier than the palate, from the first three lobes named a to c above.
  • The snus can be packed tightly into the chamber and plunged into the upper lip.
  • Having broken his jaw in a boxing match, he could pull grotesque faces by pulling his jaw over his upper lip.
  • Dentolabial consonants are the articulatory opposite of labiodentals: They are pronounced by contacting lower teeth against the upper lip.

  • Furthermore, Rivers encouraged his patients to express their emotions in a time when society encouraged men to keep a "stiff upper-lip".
  • The animal's upper lip was large and broad, extending so far beyond the lower jaw that the mouth appeared to be located underneath the skull.
  • This muscular upper lip aids the dugong in foraging.
  • The flowers have 4 hairless stamens that are nearly parallel, and they ascend under the upper lip of the corolla.
  • The animal grazes, has a big upper lip and some mythical attributes.

  • The manatee has a large, flexible, prehensile upper lip, used to gather food and eat and for social interaction and communication.
  • If only the area above the upper lip is left unshaven, the resulting facial hairstyle is known as a mustache; if hair is left only on the chin, the style is a goatee.
  • She and Kermit also kiss (on the lips, yet slightly covered) while Miss Piggy is a prisoner in jail; Miss Piggy ends up wearing Kermit's fake mustache, while Kermit has X-marks on his upper lip.
  • "Maximus" was the branch of the Fabia gens to which he belonged; "Verrucosus" was a personal cognomen referring to a wart above his upper lip; "Cunctator" a "cognomen ex virtute" referring to his delaying strategy against Hannibal.
  • The alternative family name Labiatae refers to the flowers typically having petals fused into an upper lip and a lower lip (" [...] " in Latin).

  • A moustache ([...]; [...] , [...]) is a strip of facial hair grown above the upper lip. Moustaches have been worn in various styles throughout history.
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