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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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Finishing hogs are poor masticators of feed (Allee, 1983).
MASTICATORS. Teenagers who eat nothing, not least because their jaws are always chomping on gum, which they chew with their mouths open before depositing it on the pavement.
It was about 1915 when one of these masticators delivered by Werner & Pfleiderer to a company in the U.S.
Sellers and masticators - that's the people who chew UNSTUCK J If you chew gum the stuff - face fines of up to PS370.