masticate

(redirected from masticators)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to masticators: chewing

masticate

[′mas·tə‚kāt]
(chemical engineering)
To process rubber on a machine to make it softer and more pliable before mixing with other substances.
(physiology)
To chew.
References in periodicals archive ?
Harvest/Thinning Feller Buncher (16) Harvester (13) Masticator (15) Sawhead/tree shear (8) Equipment Type Skidding Skidder (40) Horse (3) Light (3) Forwarder (1) Chipper (27) Processing Delimber (12) Stationary Sawmill (11) Portable Sawmill (7) Firewoord Processor (4) Note: Table made from bar graph.
It was about 1915 when one of these masticators delivered by Werner & Pfleiderer to a company in the U.
Sellers and masticators - that's the people who chew UNSTUCK J If you chew gum the stuff - face fines of up to PS370.