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Definizione monolingua cup



cup (third-person singular simple present cups, present participle cupping, simple past and past participle cupped)

  1. (transitive) To form into the shape of a cup, particularly of the hands
    Cup your hands and Ill pour some rice into them.
  2. (transitive) To hold something in cupped hands
    He cupped the ball carefully in his hands.

cup (plural cups)

  1. A concave vessel for drinking from, usually made of opaque material (as opposed to a glass).
    Pour the tea into the cup.
  2. A US unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid ounces, 1/16 of a US gallon, or 236.5882365 ml.
  3. A trophy in the shape of an oversized cup.
    The World Cup is awarded to the winner of a quadrennial football tournament.
  4. A contest for which a cup is awarded.
    The World Cup is the worlds most widely watched sporting event.
  5. (golf) A cup-shaped object placed in the target hole.
    The ball just misses the cup.
  6. (US) A rigid concave protective covering for the male genitalia. (for UK usage see box)
    Players of contact sports are advised to wear a cup.
  7. One of the two parts of a brassiere which each cover a breast, used as a measurement of size.
    The cups are made of a particularly uncomfortable material.
  8. (mathematics) The symbol \cup denoting union and similar operations (confer cap.)
  9. A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, or one of the cards from the suit.
  10. (ultimate frisbee) A defensive style characterized by a three player near defense cupping the thrower; or those three players.
  11. A flexible concave membrane used to temporarily attach a handle or hook to a flat surface by means of suction (suction cup.)


  1. odd (not even)

Definizione italiano>inglese cup

  vessel for drinking
  Un recipiente concavo che serve a contenere liquidi, generalmente munito di manico e di una base.
  A concave vessel for holding liquid, generally adorned with either a handle or a stem
  vessel for drinking
  A decorative cup-shaped vessel awarded as a prize or trophy.
dare la forma di coppa a
foggiare a coppa

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

tazza |coppa |calice |bibita |bicchiere |boccale |conchiglia |coppetta |coppette |dare la forma di coppa a |foggiare a coppa |nappo |vaso |ventosa |

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