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RBM14

A gene on chromosome 11q13.2 that encodes a coactivating protein that may function as a nuclear receptor coactivator, enhancing transcription through other coactivators (e.g., NCOA6 and CITED1) or as a transcriptional repressor, depending on the expressed isoform.

sip

(sĭp) [ME. sippen]
1. To take a small quantity of liquid or nourishment into the mouth.
2. A small quantity of liquid, i.e., the amount that can be taken into the mouth with gentle suction.
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Mattie seemed to feel the contagion of his embarrassment, and sat with downcast lids, sipping her tea, while he feigned an insatiable appetite for dough-nuts and sweet pickles.
Do you know, Sigsbee,' he said, sipping his Maraschino with a gentle melancholy--'do you know, there is something wonderfully pathetic to me in this business.
Two hundred people sat at little tables on the sidewalk, sipping wine and coffee; the streets were thronged with light vehicles and with joyous pleasure-seekers; there was music in the air, life and action all about us, and a conflagration of gaslight everywhere!
Mounting the broad steps, with brandished knife, the Negro made straight for a party of four men sitting at a table sipping the inevitable absinthe.