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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.
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The rubber compound consisting of NR masticated for 2 minutes is shown to have a higher G' and G" across all frequencies compared to the compound consisting of NR masticated for 10 minutes.
Trees taller than 0.5 m were masticated in the fall of 2006 at Onaqui and in the fall of 2007 at Greenville and Stansbury.
It was shown that a mastication at low temperatures or low shear rate does not suit for P(NR/HAF), which partially conflicts with the classical mastication theory that states that natural rubber can be masticated at low temperatures (<60[degrees]C) or high temperatures (>120[degrees]C) and high shear rate.
Thus, instead of locating the masticated Word within the nexus of Jerusalem, Passover, and Jesus' redemption of Israel, Loughlin turns to the ontological quandary raised by Jacques Derrida concerning the possibility of true gift-giving.
Like Lacuesta, Raymond Aquino Macapagal wrote about only one herb-pinespes which starts off as plain grass, masticated by cows and 'through the wonders of a ruminant's four-chambered stomach, transformed into a piquant herb appreciated by the hardiest of palates.'
The time x treatment interaction was the main effect of interest because it tested for differences in soil strength temporal trends between masticated and thinned stands (i.e., it tested if one type of treatment caused more or less compaction than the other).
The variables under study were age; gender and weight of masticated peanuts after 15 second and at swallowing threshold with time.
The alarm was raised and nurse Pat Scott removed masticated potato from Mr Wilson's mouth.
Returning the masticated pulp to the library got him fired, but later earned him a place in MOMA'S collection and the reverence of young artists.
Difficult samples are automatically masticated to avoid jams and the need to reposition the sample bag.
Sorry Bud, but if, as you claim, all your paunch shots expired as quickly as you say, then you certainly hit something more than a gut full of masticated forbs and acorns.