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pulp

pulp

 
pronunciation:
puhlp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the soft, juicy part of a fruit.
definition 2: any soft, moist mass, esp. the mixture of materials used to make paper.
definition 3: the soft inner part of a tooth, composed of nerve and lymph tissues and blood vessels.
definition 4: the soft center of a plant stem: pith.
definition 5: a book or magazine containing sensational material, or the tawdry writing contained therein.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pulped, pulping, pulps
definition 1: to mash or otherwise reduce to a soft, moist mass.
similar words:
mash
definition 2: to extract the pulp from.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be reduced to a moist, soft, shapeless mass; turn to pulp.
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