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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.]
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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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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 ...
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. But this objection likewise falls to the ground, because a German exegetist supposes that Jonah must have taken refuge in the floating body of a dead whale -- even as the French soldiers in the Russian campaign turned their dead horses into tents, and crawled into them.
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.
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.
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.
When the Queen sees them doing this she signs to the servants to wash up and put away, and then everybody adjourns to the dance, the Queen walking in front while the Lord Chamberlain walks behind her, carrying two little pots, one of which contains the juice of wall-flower and the other the juice of Solomon's Seals.
I split the melons with an old corn-knife, and we lifted out the hearts and ate them with the juice trickling through our fingers.
Thus, like figs, do these doctrines fall for you, my friends: imbibe now their juice and their sweet substance!
Certain plants excrete a sweet juice, apparently for the sake of eliminating something injurious from their sap: this is effected by glands at the base of the stipules in some Leguminosae, and at the back of the leaf of the common laurel.
No mystery, Valeria, in that claret--I'll take my oath it's nothing but innocent juice of the grape.
"Pshaw, it was just the potato juice," scoffed Dan.
However, the green limes that I gathered were not only pleasant to eat, but very wholesome; and I mixed their juice afterwards with water, which made it very wholesome, and very cool and refreshing.