pulp

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulpa.

Noun[edit]

pulp (usually uncountable, plural pulps)

  1. A soft, moist, shapeless mass or matter.
  2. A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter and being characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper.
  3. The soft center of a fruit
  4. The soft center of a tooth
  5. A mixture of wood, cellulose and/or rags and water ground up to make paper.
  6. Mass of chemically processed wood fibres (cellulose).

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Verb[edit]

pulp (third-person singular simple present pulps, present participle pulping, simple past and past participle pulped)

  1. To make, or be made into pulp
  2. To beat to a pulp.

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