masticate

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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.
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Just as with Belli's guerrillera, the indigestible whole of Astorga--the woman and the political violence she is associated with--is divided up into more familiar, masticable pieces.
bags of sweet to contain the following: 1 super eight or bold, 20 frugele, 20 masticable s, 01 juice in box (like a soprole o watts) 01 pack souffle, 01 chocolate bars, 01 packages fries, 05 malvas
La especificidad de lo cultural no se pierde por implicar en la comunicacion la asimetria social que ella tiende a ocultar, sino por identificar lo cultural con el espacio-tiempo de lo noticiable, vaciandolo de espesor para hacerlo consumible inocuamente, masticable como chicle, sin necesidad de digestion y asimilacion.