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Overview of noun cupping

The noun cupping has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. cupping

(a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface)


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")

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