cup

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cup

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Noun[change]

Singular
cup

Plural
cups

A tea cup
  1. A cylinder shaped object, normally used to drink out of.
    Please pour the water into the cup.
  2. A measurement that is 236.5882365 millilitres.
    Add 2 cups of sugar.
    There are two cups in a pint.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
cup

Third-person singular
cups

Past tense
cupped

Past participle
cupped

Present participle
cupping

  1. If you put your hands together in a round bowl-shape, you cup your hands.
    Jean cupped her hands under the faucet to catch the water.

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