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Cup

Definition

[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[n] a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
[n] cup-shaped plant organ
[n] a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
[n] the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
[n] 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"
[v] treat by cupping
[v] put into a cup
[v] form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"


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