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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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Influence of Masticating Condition on the Apparent Viscosity of P(NR/HAF) During Internal Mixing
'Rmmmg bbbrgggh chmppp,' he said, masticating mightily.
THE sound of my jaws masticating my hat has been deafening around the house since Christmas and not just becauseI needed a change of taste from turkey.
And sure enough there she was, mouth open, wildly masticating for all to see.
Once feared around the world, today's Springboks are indeed little more than masticating gazelles when they come up against real rugby predators.
Certainly, there were well-known works: John Hilliard's Camera Recording Its Own Condition (7 Apertures, 10 Speeds, 2 Mirrors), 1971; John Latham's notorious Still and Chew/Art and Culture, 1966-69, a performance that entailed masticating pages from Clement Greenberg's Art and Culture "borrowed" from the library of St.
* Merritt Masticating Head from Merritt Davis is a separate device that bolts onto the end of an extruder to produce high dispersive and distributive mixing.
Masticating a juice extractor that grinds fruits and vegetables and presses the paste through a screen.
Prime-time television commercials have become obsessed, just in the last few years, with offerings aimed at the aging and aged, and these are not, alas, condoms and running shoes, but nostrums for "denture odor," canned milk shakes for those who have retired from the business of masticating, and, most ominously, "incontinence products."
In the first of the two remaining articles ('The "Hungry Gap", Crop Failure and Famine: The Fourteenth-Century Agricultural Crisis and Piers Plowman'), Robert Frank documents the reality of annual scarcity, as well as periodic dearths and famines, underlying Langland's preoccupation with actual subsistence and with what Frank memorably calls 'masticating man'.
The cold pressed juices are prepared by pressing or masticating juice at high pressure from vegetables and fruits.
And while masticating caused a measurable physical difference in participants of both genders and across all age groups, it was most pronounced in men over 40, the team reported at the European Congress on Obesity in Vienna.