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pulp


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pulp  \Pulp\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pulped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pulping}.] 
  1.  To  reduce  to  pulp. 
 
  2.  To  deprive  of  the  pulp,  or  integument. 
 
  The  other  mode  is  to  pulp  the  coffee  immediately  as 
  it  comes  from  the  tree.  By  a  simple  machine  a  man 
  will  pulp  a  bushel  in  a  minute.  --B.  Edwards. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pulp  \Pulp\,  n.  [L.  pulpa  flesh,  pith,  pulp  of  fruit:  cf  F. 
  pulpe.] 
  A  moist,  slightly  cohering  mass,  consisting  of  soft, 
  undissolved  animal  or  vegetable  matter.  Specifically: 
  a  (Anat.)  A  tissue  or  part  resembling  pulp;  especially,  the 
  soft,  highly  vascular  and  sensitive  tissue  which  fills 
  the  central  cavity,  called  the  pulp  cavity,  of  teeth. 
  b  (Bot.)  The  soft,  succulent  part  of  fruit;  as  the  pulp  of 
  a  grape. 
  c  The  exterior  part  of  a  coffee  berry.  --B.  Edwards. 
  d  The  material  of  which  paper  is  made  when  ground  up  and 
  suspended  in  water. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pulp 
  n  1:  any  soft  or  soggy  mass;  "he  pounded  it  to  a  pulp" 
  2:  a  soft  moist  part  of  a  fruit  [syn:  {flesh}] 
  3:  a  mixture  of  cellulose  fibers 
  4:  an  inexpensive  magazine  printed  on  poor  quality  paper  [syn: 
  {pulp  magazine}] 
  5:  the  soft  inner  part  of  a  tooth 
  v  1:  remove  the  pulp  from  as  from  a  fruit 
  2:  reduce  to  pulp;  "pulp  fruit" 




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