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cup

cup

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small container used for drinking.
 
definition 2: what a cup holds.
Would you like a cup of tea?
definition 3: a unit of measure equal to eight fluid ounces or one half pint. (abbreviated: c)
The recipe called for two cups of milk.
definition 4: a fancy metal cup that is given to the winner of a contest or game.
The soccer team won a silver cup.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cupped, cupping, cups
definition: to shape into the form of a cup.
She cupped her hands.
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