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- (fiction) Of or pertaining to pulp magazines; in the style of a pulp magazine or the material printed within such a publication.
1997 July 22, Eric Gimlin, “Re: Annual theme '98”, in rec.arts.comics.dc.universe, Usenet, message-ID <33D504B4.email@example.com>:
- The Nightwing annual had what felt like a very 'pulp-ish' plot, and the Superman annual was great, with a very pulp plot and a incredible Doc Savage tribute cover.
2003 January 3, Mark Wheatley, “Re: PULP 2003 READING”, in alt.pulp, Usenet, message-ID <3E159FC7.firstname.lastname@example.org>:
- Rather than Asimov I might suggest Stanley Weinbaum (since he died young and early in his career, he is far more "pulp" than Asimov - and remarkably readable - there is a LANCER collection of some of his short stories).
- A soft, moist, shapeless mass or matter.
- A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter and being characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper.
- The soft center of a fruit
- The soft center of a tooth
- A mixture of wood, cellulose and/or rags and water ground up to make paper.
- Mass of chemically processed wood fibres (cellulose).
- A suspension of mineral particles (suspension typically being achieved by some form of agitation)
terms derived from pulp (noun)
soft, moist mass
center of a fruit
center of a tooth
mass of which paper is produced
mass of chemically processed wood fibres
lurid style of writing or publishing
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- To make, or be made into pulp
- To beat to a pulp.