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mash

mash

 
pronunciation:
maesh
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: crushed malt or grain meal mixed with water, as for brewing or distilling alcoholic beverages.
definition 2: a mixture of grain, meal, or the like in hot water, to be fed to farm animals.
We mixed the medicine into the pigs' mash.
similar words:
feed, gruel, mush, oatmeal, pap, porridge, pudding, slops, swill
definition 3: any soft, pulpy mixture, esp. one that includes crushed or ground ingredients.
synonyms:
mush, paste, purée
similar words:
glop, gook, hash, pulp, slop
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mashed, mashes, mashing
definition 1: to crush or smash.
The closing door mashed her finger.
synonyms:
jam, smash
similar words:
crunch, crush, press
definition 2: to make into a soft mass by crushing or grinding.
This implement will mash potatoes.
synonyms:
pulp, purée, squash
similar words:
blend, crush, masticate, mix
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