Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pulp
IPA transcription: [p'ʌlp]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pulp, mush
    Meaning: any soft or soggy mass; "he pounded it to a pulp"
  • Synonyms: pulp, flesh
    Meaning: a soft moist part of a fruit
Usage examples
  • When I discharged an incompetent captain, they said I had beaten him to a pulp.
  • As soon as it cools the rind drops off, and you then have the soft round pulp in its purest and most delicious state.
  • Measure this pulp, and to every quart stir in salt, nutmeg, sugar, and currants in the above proportion; mix all well together, and put it into a well-buttered pie-dish.
  • When one young man returned home to continue at college, it was reported that I was a regular Wolf Larsen, and that my whole crew had deserted because I had beaten it to a pulp.
  • Icicles from burst water-pipes hung along the skirt of his brown dog-skin overcoat; his plush cap, which he never took off in the house, was a pulp of ice and coal-dust; his red hands were cracked to rawness; he chewed the stub of a cigar.
  • Adjoining the mill was the factory building where the pulp was rolled into print paper. Surrounding these huge buildings were some sixty small dwellings of the bungalow type, for the use of the workmen, built of rough boards, but neat and uniform in appearance.
  • The rind is perhaps an eighth of an inch in thickness; and denuded of this at the time when it is in the greatest perfection, the fruit presents a beautiful globe of white pulp, the whole of which may be eaten, with the exception of a slender core, which is easily removed.