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pulp

 (pŭlp)
n.
1. A soft moist shapeless mass of matter.
2.
a. The soft moist part of fruit.
b. Plant matter remaining after a process, such as the extraction of juice by pressure, has been completed: apple pulp.
3. The soft pith forming the contents of the stem of a plant.
4. A mixture of cellulose material, such as wood, paper, and rags, ground up and moistened to make paper.
5. The soft tissue forming the inner structure of a tooth and containing nerves and blood vessels.
6. A mixture of crushed ore and water.
7.
a. A publication, such as a magazine or book, containing lurid subject matter: "The pulps took the mystery story out of the parlors ... and onto the 'mean streets'" (Tony Hillerman).
b. Lurid or sensational writing or subject matter: made a good living writing pulp.
v. pulped, pulp·ing, pulps
v.tr.
1. To reduce to pulp.
2. To remove the pulp from (coffee berries).
v.intr.
To be reduced to a pulpy consistency.

[Middle English, from Latin pulpa, fleshy parts of the body, fruit pulp.]

pulp′i·ness n.
pulp′ous (pŭl′pəs), pulp′y adj.

pulp

(pʌlp)
n
1. (Botany) soft or fleshy plant tissue, such as the succulent part of a fleshy fruit
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a moist mixture of cellulose fibres, as obtained from wood, from which paper is made
3. (Journalism & Publishing)
a. a magazine or book containing trite or sensational material, and usually printed on cheap rough paper
b. (as modifier): a pulp novel.
4. (Dentistry) dentistry the soft innermost part of a tooth, containing nerves and blood vessels
5. any soft soggy mass or substance
6. (Mining & Quarrying) mining pulverized ore, esp when mixed with water
vb
7. to reduce (a material or solid substance) to pulp or (of a material or solid substance) to be reduced to pulp
8. (Cookery) (tr) to remove the pulp from (fruit)
[C16: from Latin pulpa]
ˈpulper n

pulp

(pʌlp)

n.
1. the soft, juicy, edible part of a fruit.
2. the pith of the stem of a plant.
3. Also called dental pulp. the inner substance of the tooth, containing arteries, veins, and lymphatic and nerve tissue.
4. any soft, moist, slightly cohering mass, as that into which linen, wood, etc., are converted in the making of paper.
5. a magazine or book printed on low-quality paper, usu. containing lurid material.
6. ore pulverized and mixed with water.
v.t.
7. to reduce to pulp.
8. to remove the pulp from.
v.i.
9. to become reduced to pulp.
[1555–65; earlier pulpe < Latin pulpa flesh, pulp of fruit]
pulp′i•ness, n.
pulp′y, adj. pulp•i•er, pulp•i•est.

pulp


Past participle: pulped
Gerund: pulping

Imperative
pulp
pulp
Present
I pulp
you pulp
he/she/it pulps
we pulp
you pulp
they pulp
Preterite
I pulped
you pulped
he/she/it pulped
we pulped
you pulped
they pulped
Present Continuous
I am pulping
you are pulping
he/she/it is pulping
we are pulping
you are pulping
they are pulping
Present Perfect
I have pulped
you have pulped
he/she/it has pulped
we have pulped
you have pulped
they have pulped
Past Continuous
I was pulping
you were pulping
he/she/it was pulping
we were pulping
you were pulping
they were pulping
Past Perfect
I had pulped
you had pulped
he/she/it had pulped
we had pulped
you had pulped
they had pulped
Future
I will pulp
you will pulp
he/she/it will pulp
we will pulp
you will pulp
they will pulp
Future Perfect
I will have pulped
you will have pulped
he/she/it will have pulped
we will have pulped
you will have pulped
they will have pulped
Future Continuous
I will be pulping
you will be pulping
he/she/it will be pulping
we will be pulping
you will be pulping
they will be pulping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pulping
you have been pulping
he/she/it has been pulping
we have been pulping
you have been pulping
they have been pulping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pulping
you will have been pulping
he/she/it will have been pulping
we will have been pulping
you will have been pulping
they will have been pulping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pulping
you had been pulping
he/she/it had been pulping
we had been pulping
you had been pulping
they had been pulping
Conditional
I would pulp
you would pulp
he/she/it would pulp
we would pulp
you would pulp
they would pulp
Past Conditional
I would have pulped
you would have pulped
he/she/it would have pulped
we would have pulped
you would have pulped
they would have pulped

pulp

1. To reduce food to a soft mass by boiling or crushing.
2. The fleshy tissue of fruits and vegetables.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pulp - any soft or soggy masspulp - any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp"
mass - a body of matter without definite shape; "a huge ice mass"
2.pulp - a soft moist part of a fruit
plant tissue - the tissue of a plant
parenchyma - the primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems
3.pulp - a mixture of cellulose fibers
bagasse - the dry dusty pulp that remains after juice is extracted from sugar cane or similar plants
cellulose - a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers
wood pulp - wood that has been ground to a pulp; used in making cellulose products (as rayon or paper)
4.pulp - an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper
mag, magazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
5.pulp - the soft inner part of a tooth
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
vascular structure - a structure composed of or provided with blood vessels
Verb1.pulp - remove the pulp from, as from a fruit
take out - remove something from a container or an enclosed space
2.pulp - reduce to pulp; "pulp fruit"; "pulp wood"
comminute, bray, mash, crunch, grind - reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"

pulp

noun
1. paste, mash, pap, mush, semisolid, pomace, semiliquid The olives are crushed to a pulp by stone rollers.
2. flesh, meat, marrow, soft part Use the whole fruit, including the pulp, which is high in fibre.
adjective
1. cheap, sensational, lurid, mushy (informal), trashy, rubbishy lurid '50s pulp fiction
verb
1. crush, squash, mash, pulverize Onions can be boiled and pulped to a puree.

pulp

verb
To press forcefully so as to break up into a pulpy mass:
Translations
عَجينَة الوَرَقلُبيُحَوِّل إلى عجينَه
dřeňdřevovinadrťdužinaoloupat a odpeckovat
=-massekødmassemose
hedelmälihamassaselluselluloosa
gyümölcspéppépesít
aldinkjötkvoîamerja
masėminkštaspulpatyrė
koksnes masamīkstumspārstrādāt masāpulpa
drvinarozomlieť
etli kısımkâğıt hamurulâpa/hamur yapmak

pulp

[pʌlp]
A. N
1. (= paper pulp, wood pulp) → pasta f, pulpa f; (for paper) → pulpa f de madera
to reduce sth to pulphacer algo papilla
a leg crushed to pulp (fig) → una pierna hecha trizas
to beat sb to a pulp (fig) → dar a algn una tremenda paliza, hacer a algn papilla
2. [of fruit, vegetable] → pulpa f
B. VTreducir a pulpa
C. CPD pulp literature Nliteratura f barata
pulp magazine Nrevista f amarilla

pulp

[ˈpʌlp]
n
(= paste, crushed substance) → purée f
to crush sth to a pulp, to crush sth to pulp [+ food] → réduire qch en purée
to beat sb to a pulp → passer qn à tabac
(= flesh) [fruit, vegetable] → pulpe f
(for paper)pâte f à papier
vt (= destroy) [+ paper, documents] → mettre au pilon
modif (pejorative) [novel, magazine] → à sensation

pulp

n
(= soft mass, paper pulp, wood pulp)Brei m; to reduce something to pulpetw in Brei auflösen; wood etc (for paper) → etw zu einem Brei verarbeiten; to beat somebody to a pulp (inf)jdn zu Brei schlagen (inf), → Matsch aus jdm machen (sl); crushed to (a) pulpzu Brei zerquetscht
(of plant stem)Mark nt; (of fruit, vegetable)Fruchtfleisch nt; (of tooth)Zahnmark nt, → Pulpa f (spec)
(pej: also pulp magazine) → Schundmagazin nt
vt fruit, vegetableszerdrücken; paper, bookeinstampfen; woodzu Brei verarbeiten

pulp

[pʌlp]
1. n
a. (for paper) → pasta (di legno or stracci )
to reduce sth to pulp → spappolare qc
b. (of fruit, vegetable) → polpa
c. (fiction) → romanzi di qualità scadente
2. vt (fruit, vegetables) → spappolare; (paper, book) → mandare al macero

pulp

(palp) noun
1. the soft, fleshy part of a fruit.
2. a soft mass of other matter, eg of wood etc from which paper is made. wood-pulp.
verb
to make into pulp. The fruit was pulped and bottled.
ˈpulpy adjective
of or like pulp.

pulp

n. pulpa.
parte blanda de un órgano;
quimo;
pulpa dental, parte central blanda de un diente.

pulp

n (dent) pulpa
References in classic literature ?
It was as much as a man's very life was worth to anger them, here in their inmost lair; like as not a dozen would pile on to him at once, and pound his face into a pulp.
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream; Nor gentle purpose, nor endearing smiles Wanted, nor youthful dalliance as beseems Fair couple, linkt in happie nuptial League, Alone as they.
Some had not then attained a sufficient degree of maturity; and their thick skin covered a white but rather fibrous pulp.
Passepartout, who had been purchasing several dozen mangoes-- a fruit as large as good-sized apples, of a dark-brown colour outside and a bright red within, and whose white pulp, melting in the mouth, affords gourmands a delicious sensation--was waiting for them on deck.
And when one is slapped in the face--why then the consciousness of being rubbed into a pulp would positively overwhelm one.
Inwardly he was reduced to an abject pulp by these chance words.
Her full lips, when parted with a smile, disclosed teeth of dazzling whiteness and when her rosy mouth opened with a burst of merriment, they looked like the milk-white seeds of the 'arta,' a fruit of the valley, which, when cleft in twain, shows them reposing in rows on each side, imbedded in the red and juicy pulp.
Kneaded to irresponsible pulp, half hypnotized by the perpetual flick and readjustment of the uneasy chudders that veiled their eyes, Kim slid ten thousand miles into slumber - thirty-six hours of it - sleep that soaked like rain after drought.
By its light I saw that the black ceiling was coming down upon me, slowly, jerkily, but, as none knew better than myself, with a force which must within a minute grind me to a shapeless pulp.
Time and again the now useless stub of its giant sting struck futilely against my body, but the blows alone were almost as effective as the kick of a horse; so that when I say futilely, I refer only to the natural function of the disabled member--eventually the thing would have hammered me to a pulp.
His poor fingers were all broken and beaten to a pulp.
Then, as one, the males rushed headlong upon the thing which their terrific blows had reduced to a mass of hairy pulp.