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Meaning of PULP

Pronunciation:  pulp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the soft inner part of a tooth
  2. [n]  an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper
  3. [n]  any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp"
  4. [n]  a soft moist part of a fruit
  5. [n]  a mixture of cellulose fibers
  6. [v]  reduce to pulp; "pulp fruit"
  7. [v]  remove the pulp from, as from a fruit

PULP is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: flesh, mush, pulp magazine
 See Also: bagasse, bray, cellulose, comminute, crunch, grind, mag, magazine, mash, mass, parenchyma, plant tissue, take out, tooth, vascular structure, wood pulp



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pulp\, n. [L. pulpa flesh, pith, pulp of fruit: cf. F.
    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.
  2. \Pulp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pulped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    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.