cup cup  /ˈkəp/


  1. (n) a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
  2. (n) the quantity a cup will hold
  3. (n) any cup-shaped concavity
  4. (n) a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
  5. (n) cup-shaped plant organ
  6. (n) a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
  7. (n) the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green
  8. (n) a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition
  9. (v) form into the shape of a cup
  10. (v) put into a cup
  11. (v) treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin


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  • The aim is a cup that's more broadly friendly, less overwhelming, more (though they would probably never say this) like Dunkin Donuts'.


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    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: The Associated Press

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