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  1. A concave vessel for drinking from, usually made of opaque material (as opposed to a glass) and with a handle.
  2. The contents of said vessel; a cupful.
  3. A customary unit of measure
    1. (US) A US unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid ounces (1/16 of a US gallon; 236.5882365 mL) or 240 mL.
    2. (Canada) A Canadian unit of measure equal to 8 imperial ounces (1/20 imperial gallon; 227.3 mL) or 250 mL.
    3. (Britain, dated) A British unit of measure equal to 0.5 imperial pints (10 imperial ounces; 284 mL) or 300mL.
  4. A trophy in the shape of an oversized cup.
  5. A contest for which a cup is awarded.
  6. (association football) The main knockout tournament in a country, organised alongside the league.
  7. (golf) A cup-shaped object placed in the target hole.
  8. (US, Canada) A rigid concave protective covering for the male genitalia. (for UK usage see box)
  9. One of the two parts of a brassiere which each cover a breast, used as a measurement of size.
  10. (mathematics) The symbol
  11. A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, or one of the cards from the suit.
  12. (ultimate frisbee) A defensive style characterized by a three player near defense cupping the thrower; or those three players.
  13. A flexible concave membrane used to temporarily attach a handle or hook to a flat surface by means of suction (suction cup).
  14. Anything shaped like a cup.
  15. (medicine) A cupping glass or other vessel or instrument used to produce the vacuum in cupping.
  16. That which is to be received or indured; that which is allotted to one; a portion.
  17. Synonyms:
  18. Examples:
    1. “Within hours, these same patients are sipping tea from a cup and eating peas with a fork.”
      “The Argentinian players made predictable statements about winning the cup for Maradona, but the tough question was whether they could win without him.”
      “She was sipping on what appeared to be an alcoholic fruit cup.”
  1. (architecture) A dome-shaped ornamental structure located on top of a larger roof or dome.
  2. (military) A small turret, usually on a hatch of an armoured fighting vehicle.
  3. (geology) An upward-projecting mass of plutonic rock extending from a larger batholith.
  4. (geometry) A solid formed by joining two polygons, one (the base) with twice as many edges as the other, by an alternating band of isosceles triangles and rectangles.
  5. A type of furnace used for smelting.
  6. (anatomy) A small cap over a structure that is shaped like a dome or inverted cup.
  7. Synonyms:
  8. Examples:
    1. “The round Basilica of the Superga has a two-conched cupola in the style of Michelangelo, flanked by two tall asymmetrical campaniles.”
      “That is probably why its testing of a graphic that explains what a cupola is scored so well with participants.”
      “The driver has three episcopic sights and the commander's observation cupola has five episcopes.”
  1. (medicine) The operation of drawing blood to or from the surface of the person by forming a partial vacuum over the spot.
  2. (medicine) A similar operation for drawing pus from an abscess.
  3. (medicine) Fire cupping, a traditional therapeutic treatment called in which heated cupping glasses are applied to the skin, supposedly to draw blood towards the surface.
  4. The taking of a small amount of a beverage such as tea or coffee into the mouth in order to taste it; a session where this is done.
  5. Synonyms:
  6. Examples:
    1. “He advises the use of cupping to draw inflammation toward the surface of the body.”
  1. (medicine) One who performs the operation of cupping.
  2. (in combination) Someone with a specific bra size.
  3. (slang) A coffee aficionado.
  4. (Britain, Oxford and Cambridge universities) An intercollegiate sporting competition, open to all colleges.
  5. Examples:
    1. “He seized a short knife and threw himself forward, rolling his body between that of the girl and the descending lance and cupper.”
      “The cupper, Knox, preferred the crescent blades because they gave a sharper cut.”
      “Thus, one nineteenth-century cupper concluded, revulsion was only derivation at a distant point.”
  1. The amount necessary to make a cup full
  2. A half pint, i.e. eight ounces
  3. Examples:
    1. “Add about three-quarters of a cupful of normal rolled oats, and a little less than half a teaspoon of coarse seasalt.”
      “Reserve a small cupful of the cooking water, and then drain the trofie into a colander and transfer them to the large bowl with the green beans.”
      “He seemed both tired and restless by the time the meal was washed down with a cupful of water.”
  1. (Commonwealth of Nations) A cup of tea.
  2. Eye dialect spelling of cup of.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “I might have a cuppa and a biscuit but that's it until my evening meal, and by then I'm past it and don't want anything.”
      “Yes, if you wanted a cuppa on a train in the old days it came with a mini tea set assembled, if I remember correctly, on a plywood tray.”
      “All mothers, grandparents and childminders are welcome to come and enjoy a chat and a cuppa.”
  1. (rare) a cupper
  2. (rare) a drunkard
  1. Any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies
  2. Examples:
    1. “These cylindrical muscles with their cupule and tendon look like so many syringes.”
      “Among the specimens of the last class, one sort, the cupule, is extremely widespread.”
      “Here the involucre, in the form of a cup at the base, is called the cupule.”
  1. One who ceremonially fills and hands the cups in which a drink is served.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Skinker for cupbearer, is used by Shakespeare and lasted till Drydens time and beyond.”
      “One day at the table the king noticed that the face of his cupbearer was sad.”
      “Noon dinner and supper were served by cupbearer, sewer, carver, and assistants.”
  1. (sports, Britain, slang) An upset in a cup competition.
  1. The role of a cupbearer; the carrying of a cup.
  1. The state or quality of being cuppy.
  1. someone who makes cups
  1. plural of cup
  2. A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, bearing the symbol of a cup or chalice.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “On yet another plate, was a teapot, still steaming, and on two saucers were two cups with two spoons and two small bowls of sugar.”
      “She said the secret to their success was using loose-leaf tea brewed in brown Chatsford stoneware pots and served in bone china cups and saucers.”
      “Small cups and the tea tray were being used to help them learn the art of balance.”
  1. plural of cupbearer
  1. plural of cupmaker
  1. plural of cupster
  1. plural of cupola
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Most of the deposits are classified as gold silver deposits concentrated at volcanic cupolas and calderas.”
      “Vents in the facade, the cupolas, and the oculi inside allowed air to circulate throughout the building.”
      “Custom weathervanes, fireplace grills, chimney caps and cupolas for gazebos and homes are commonly ordered from custom metal fabricators.”
  1. plural of cupset
  1. plural of cupful
  1. plural of cupule
  2. Examples:
    1. “The cupules are simple involucres of bracts which are spirally arranged on the floral axis preceding the flower.”
      “As the ovules developed, they eventually abscised and fell out, leaving the cupules empty.”
      “The oldest known rock art is a 300,000-year-old panel of small chipped cups, called cupules, found in India.”
  1. plural of cupful
  2. Examples:
    1. “Staff gave her a choice of gin, vodka or whisky, before she was given two cupfuls to drink immediately.”
      “Instead of giving servings in grams, practical measurements such as cupfuls or individual slices will be indicated on packets as the ideal portions.”
      “For cream of pea soup, simply substitute two cupfuls of cooked peas that have been pressed through a colander.”
  1. plural of cupper
  2. Examples:
    1. “Also a special word for Steve Bacon, who added to his recent heroics in the varsity match to ease his way to the singles cuppers championship as well.”
      “The quality of Cuppers entries has proved so consistently impressive that it is now a sell-out event.”
  1. plural of cuppa
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “After serving thousands of cuppas during a 27 year career as an assistant in a cafe she has hung up her apron.”
      “Later on, they go over to Harold's place, where funereal choir music is playing as everyone marches in, white-faced, for cuppas.”
      “He turned down a star birthday bash to spend his big day serving cuppas at Manchester's Christie Hospital.”
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