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English noun: pulp

1. pulp (object) any soft or soggy mass

SamplesHe pounded it to a pulp.


Broader (hypernym)mass

2. pulp (plant) a soft moist part of a fruit


Broader (hypernym)plant tissue

Substance holonymparenchyma

3. pulp (substance) a mixture of cellulose fibers

Broader (hypernym)cellulose

Narrower (hyponym)bagasse, wood pulp

4. pulp (communication) an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper

Synonymspulp magazine

Broader (hypernym)mag, magazine

5. pulp (body) the soft inner part of a tooth

Broader (hypernym)vascular structure

Part meronymtooth

English verb: pulp

1. pulp (contact) remove the pulp from, as from a fruit

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)take out

2. pulp (change) reduce to pulp

SamplesPulp fruit.
Pulp wood.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bray, comminute, crunch, grind, mash

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