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a. A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue: fruit juice; meat braised in its own juices.
b. A bodily secretion: digestive juices.
c. The liquid contained in something that is chiefly solid.
2. A beverage made from fruit juice or fruit-flavored syrup that is often combined with sweeteners, water, or other ingredients.
3. A substance or quality that imparts identity and vitality; essence.
4. Slang Vigorous life; vitality.
5. Slang Political power or influence; clout.
6. Slang
a. Electric current.
b. Fuel for an engine.
7. Slang Funds; money.
8. Slang
a. Alcoholic drink, especially liquor.
b. A substance, such as a steroid, taken to enhance performance in an athletic event.
9. Slang Racy or scandalous gossip.
v.tr. juiced, juic·ing, juic·es
To extract the juice from.
v.intr. Slang
1. To drink alcoholic beverages excessively.
2. To take a steroid or other substance to enhance athletic performance.
Phrasal Verb:
juice up Slang
To give energy, spirit, or interest to.

[Middle English jus, from Old French, from Latin iūs.]


pl n
1. (Cookery) the liquid that comes out of a piece of meat when it is cooked
2. (Biology) the liquid that occurs naturally in or is secreted by plant or animal tissue
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Another reason which Sag-Harbor (he went by that name) urged for his want of faith in this matter of the prophet, was something obscurely in reference to his incarcerated body and the whale's gastric juices.
Now a vast roast turkey, stretched on the broad of his back, with his heels in the air and the rich juices oozing from his fat sides .
They had been persuaded that the hosts which we consecrated and gave to the communicants were mixed with juices strained from the flesh of a camel, a dog, a hare, and a swine; all creatures which the Abyssins look upon with abhorrence, believing them unclean, and forbidden to them, as they were to the Jews.
Amid the oozing fatness and warm ferments of the Froom Vale, at a season when the rush of juices could almost be heard below the hiss of fertilization, it was impossible that the most fanciful love should not grow passionate.
Greatly to their surprise he raised himself, looked at his watch, and remarked that, as it was now half an hour since luncheon, the gastric juices had had sufficient time to secrete; he was trying a system, he explained, which involved short spells of exercise interspaced by longer intervals of rest.
He was a lovely boy, clad in skeleton leaves and the juices that ooze out of trees but the most entrancing thing about him was that he had all his first teeth.
Zebra or deer or man, what mattered it so that it was warm flesh, red with the hot juices of life?
If she only had some little receptacle in which to carry water, even a small amount would tide her over until the following night; but she had nothing and so she must content herself as best she could with the juices of the fruit and tubers she had gathered.
It might perhaps be interesting to explain to the gentle reader the beautiful chain of theories which go to prove that the tulip borrows its colors from the elements; perhaps we should give him pleasure if we were to maintain and establish that nothing is impossible for a florist who avails himself with judgment and discretion and patience of the sun's heat; the clear water, the juices of the earth, and the cool breezes.
Actually was he hungry when he had megapode eggs, and the well-nigh dried founts of saliva and of internal digestive juices were stimulated to flow again at contemplation of a megapode egg prepared for the eating.
He learned, by bitter lessons, that he must follow Collins around; and follow him he did, hating him perpetually and in his own body slowly and subtly poisoning himself by the juices of his glands that did not secrete and flow in quite their normal way because of the pressure put upon them by his hatred.
It crushed them into the remotest recesses of their own minds, pressing out of them, like juices from the grape, all the false ardours and exaltations and undue self-values of the human soul, until they perceived themselves finite and small, specks and motes, moving with weak cunning and little wisdom amidst the play and inter-play of the great blind elements and forces.