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Verb
/kəp/,
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cups, plural;
  1. Form (one's hand or hands) into the curved shape of a cup
    • - “Hey!” Dad shouted, with his hands cupped around his mouth
  2. Place the curved hand or hands around
    • - he cupped her face in his hands
  3. Bleed (someone) by using a glass in which a partial vacuum is formed by heating
    • - Dr. Ross ordered me to be cupped
Noun
  1. A small, bowl-shaped container for drinking from, typically having a handle

  2. The contents of such a container
    • - a strong cup of tea
  3. A measure of capacity used in cooking, equal to half a pint—that is, 8 ounces (0.237 l)
    • - one cup of butter
  4. (in church use) A chalice used at the Eucharist

  5. The wine of the Eucharist

  6. One's portion or share, as of sorrow or joy
    • - life has its full cup of sorrow
  7. An ornamental trophy in the form of a cup, usually made of gold or silver and having a stem and two handles, awarded as a prize in a contest

  8. Such a contest
    • - playing in the Cup is the best thing ever
  9. One of the suits in a tarot pack

  10. A cup-shaped thing

  11. Either of the two parts of a bra shaped to contain or support one breast

  12. This as a measure of breast size
    • - she had grown from an A to a C cup in just six months
  13. A jockstrap having a protective reinforcement of rigid plastic or metal

  14. The hole on a putting green or the metal container in it

  15. A receptacle forming part of a liquidizer

  16. A mixed drink served at parties, typically flavored with fruit juices and containing wine or cider


  1. a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
  2. form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"
  3. put into a cup; "cup the milk"
  4. the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
  5. any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"
  6. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
  7. The cup is a customary unit of measurement mainly used in North America for volume, used in cooking to measure liquids (fluid measurement) and bulk foods such as granulated sugar (dry measurement). ...
  8. The Cup (Phörpa) is a 1999 comedy film directed by Khyentse Norbu. The plot involves two young football-crazed Tibetan refugee novice monks in a remote Himalayan monastery in India who desperately try to obtain a television for the monastery to watch the 1998 World Cup final.
  9. The Cup is a non-fiction book written by American author Eric O’Keefe. First published in Australia in 2009, its subject is the 2002 running of the Melbourne Cup, which was won by the American-bred gelding Media Puzzle, who was ridden by champion Australian jockey Damien Oliver and prepared by ...
  10. The Cup is a British television programme starring Steve Edge, Pal Aron and Jennifer Hennessy. It is based on the Canadian TV series The Tournament. ...
  11. CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System, allows a computer to act as a print server. A computer running CUPS is a host that can accept print jobs from client computers, process them, and send them to the appropriate printer.
  12. (CUPS (CMU)) The Carnegie Mellon University Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS) was established in the Spring of 2004 to bring together Carnegie Mellon University researchers working on a diverse set of projects related to understanding and improving the usability of privacy and ...
  13. A concave vessel for drinking from, usually made of opaque material (as opposed to a glass); A US unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid ounces, 1/16 of a US gallon, or 236. ...
  14. A standard, relatively small, bra cup size, consisting of a measurement around the bust that is one inch longer than a measurement around the band, plus five inches; A woman whose breasts fit a A-cup bra
  15. (cups) A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, bearing the symbol of a cup or chalice
  16. (Cups) (n.): sleep. Ex., “I gotta catch some cups.”
  17. (Cups) A suit in the minor arcana that corresponds to the element, of water. This suit typically represents emotion, fluidity, and movement. May also be referred to as "chalices."
  18. (Cups) Medium sized mushrooms.
  19. (Cups) Portions in plastic cups with peelable heat-sealed lids. Tumble packed or collated.
  20. (Cups) The area of the bra that holds the breasts.
  21. (Cups) are hollow and rectangular or oval in shape, appearing on the tables of the permanent incisors, that wear away over time. In general, cups are worn away on the lower central incisors by age 6, the lower intermediates by age 7, and corners at age 8. ...
  22. (Cups) are wine cocktails made with brandy and triple sec mixed with sweet wine, dry sparkling wine or cider.
  23. (cups () U.S.)                   liters                         0.24
  24. the cups on the outer sides of the drivers on closed headphones, sometimes made of wood, metal or plastic. Where a headphone is open, it has a grill.
  25. transverse bending, convex or concave, usually predictable, considering grain orientation.