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Meaning of MASH

Pronunciation:  mash

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  mixture of ground animal feeds
  2. [n]  a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
  3. [v]  reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"
  4. [v]  talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
  5. [v]  to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"

MASH is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: bray, butterfly, chat up, comminute, coquet, coquette, crunch, crush, dally, flirt, grind, philander, romance, squash, squeeze, squelch
 See Also: break up, chicken feed, feed, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, mill, pestle, press, provender, pulp, scratch, sour mash, speak, stamp, steamroller, suspension, talk, telescope, tread, vamp, wanton, wring



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mash\, n.
    A mesh. [Obs.]
  2. \Mash\, n. [Akin to G. meisch, maisch, meische, maische,
    mash, wash, and prob. to AS. miscian to mix. See {Mix}.]
    1. A mass of mixed ingredients reduced to a soft pulpy state
       by beating or pressure; a mass of anything in a soft pulpy
       state. Specifically (Brewing), ground or bruised malt, or
       meal of rye, wheat, corn, or other grain (or a mixture of
       malt and meal) steeped and stirred in hot water for making
       the wort.
    2. A mixture of meal or bran and water fed to animals.
    3. A mess; trouble. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
    {Mash tun}, a large tub used in making mash and wort.
  3. \Mash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Mashing}.] [Akin to G. meischen, maischen, to mash, mix, and
    prob. to mischen, E. mix. See 2d {Mash}.]
    To convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by
    beating or pressure; to bruise; to crush; as, to mash apples
    in a mill, or potatoes with a pestle. Specifically (Brewing),
    to convert, as malt, or malt and meal, into the mash which
    makes wort.
    {Mashing tub}, a tub for making the mash in breweries and
       distilleries; -- called also {mash tun}, and {mash vat}.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(= Meshech 1 Chr. 1:17), one of the four sons of Aram, and the name of a tribe descended from him (Gen. 10:23) inhabiting some part probably of Mesopotamia. Some have supposed that they were the inhabitants of Mount Masius, the present Karja Baghlar, which forms part of the chain of Taurus.

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