cupping : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface
  • v  form into the shape of a cup
  • v  put into a cup
  • v  treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin

  • Seeing Dingell hobbling along the halls of Congress on his cane or cupping his half-good ear to hear a colleague is like spotting an elderly mammoth alive in the natural-history .
  • Fortunately Seacrests co-host Isaac Mizrahi took some chances, like cupping Scarlett Johanssons breast, ostensibly to check out her dresss built-in support.
  • From the tin cupping of Live Aidbig cups, sure, $200 million cupsto now, when $25 billion is on the table, and we're not begging for it.
News & Articles

  • Is Gisele Bündchen Poking Fun at Beauty-Obsessed Stars in This Video?
    In a new video from Vogue Italia (watch below), the magazine’s June cover model Gisele Bündchen is shown getting a whole slew of beauty treatments that range from the run-of-the-mill (a pedicure) to the totally wacky (a vampire facial and butt cupping). And we couldn’t help but watch the latter two “activities” and wonder if […]
    June 6, 2013 - People Magazine

  • Jessica Simpson in
    Shocked my system with a vegan diet, special Pu-erh tea from China, and cupping since friday! Who am I right now? This might be too clean! (sic),she wrote on her Twitter page. "Has anyone ever tried cupping? When u know you are doing...
  • Paul Casey in Washington Post
    I'm FedEx Cupping it,Casey said after a tie for 15th at Oakland Hills. "I still have an opportunity to qualify, but that opportunity is now off the world points list rather than the euros. And I'm a long way off of that list. I basically...
  • Jack Nicklaus in Cybergolf National
    To challenge the players of today we needed to add some length,said Nicklaus at a press conference in summer 2006. "We needed to add a little bit more spice to it. We actually softened some of the greens to give more cupping area, but at...

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