masticate


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mas·ti·cate

(mas'ti-kāt),
To chew; to perform mastication.

masticate

(măs′tĭ-kāt′)
v. masti·cated, masti·cating, masti·cates
v.tr.
1. To chew (food).
2. To grind and knead (rubber, for example) into a pulp.
v.intr.
To chew food.

mas′ti·ca′tion n.
mas′ti·ca′tor n.

masticate

verb To chew.

mas·ti·cate

(mas'ti-kāt)
To chew; to perform mastication.

mas·ti·cate

(mas'ti-kāt)
To chew.

masticate

(mas´tikāt´),
v 1. to grind or crush food with the teeth to prepare it for swallowing and digestion.
v 2. to chew.
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And as an extra added bonus, we get the sublime, loony pleasure of hearing Jack masticate the line ``The magic of Leonard Bernstein and Steven Sondheim's 'West Side Story,' '' followed by a coerced duet of ``I Feel Pretty.
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My ensemble last night was entirely for you," she added, her tongue now so far in her cheek that it was hard to masticate and enunciate at the same time.
In this configuration, the excellent plasticizing properties of the MCTD extruder are used to effectively masticate the compound and feed the gear pump, while the pump is used to generate high die pressures without excessive temperatures, according to the company.
Between them, Preston and Williams never met a piece of scenery they couldn't masticate into mulch.
Conveying elements were used in the first barrel to convey the rubber blend being fed there into three banks of kneading blocks in barrels 2 and 3, to masticate the rubber, and to incorporate the first portion of die process oil that is added at barrel 3.
The third step is to masticate the treated crumb on a mill to make the devulcanized crumb as uniform as possible, etc.
This is normally done in the second or third barrel section using the particular arrangement of kneading blocks which will fully masticate the rubber without over working.
As a gum masticate needs an additional mixing cycle for the incorporation of fillers and other ingredients, in our experiments the output figure for this two step mixing cycle would be 50/36 with and without peptizers.