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Overview of noun cup

The noun cup has 8 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (14) cup

(a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing")

2. (7) cup, cupful

(the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar")

3. (2) cup

(any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra")

4. cup

(a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces)

5. cup

(cup-shaped plant organ)

6. cup

(a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl)

7. cup

(the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green; "he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup")

8. cup, loving cup

(a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition; "the school kept the cups is a special glass case")

Overview of verb cup

The verb cup has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) cup

(form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands")

2. cup

(put into a cup; "cup the milk")

3. cup, transfuse

(treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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