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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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The Study Explore the Product Types of Juice Maker Market: , Centrifugal, Masticating & Triturating
Masticating was not only frowned upon, it invited a punishment - the pupil had to give up his chair and the comfort of sitting and reading and take his book to a corner of the room to stand and read, resting the book on the ledge of a window.
One of the pleasures of reading A Contrived World is the wit the author brings to each encounter, from a long, quirky exchange with a hobo in San Francisco, which leads him to reflect on the differences between a hobo and a homeless person, to imagining the way a masticating Jung Young-Moon must appear to a baby.
The net effect draws viewers in, but simultaneously denies them much clarity, which warrants masticating this dish for a while after watching, and even then debating whether an investment in "The Girlfriend Experience" was really time well spent.
There are mainly three types of juice extractors: centrifugal, masticating, and triturating.
This beauty would keep you chewing way past crackerjack or John Craven and might even keep you masticating into a late-night 'Top Trumps' games .
To minimize compaction effects, thinned trees can be chipped in place with a masticating machine (mastication treatment; fig.
Midway through masticating, I glanced at the packet and spotted: "Best Before October 12 2014".
THERE is no better indication of Ed's failing popularity with the middleclass metropolitan Left than the BBC's recent choice of images of him grimacing, masticating or donating a very small part of his great wealth to the needy.
The Omega VSJ843RS, masticating juicer with a double-edge auger, turns at an incredible low speed of 43 RPM.
TEHRAN (FNA)- As you probably know, from sucking down cans of Coke and masticating on candy, sugar aACAo glucose, fructose, sucrose, dextrose aACAo is an excellent source of energy.
The ecological concern is that masticating juniper trees could increase resource availability as has happened following juniper cutting [11].