cuplike
adjective see cup I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cuplike — adjective Resembling a cup …   Wiktionary

  • cuplike — adj. shaped as a cup, resembling a cup …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuplike — adjective resembling the shape of a cup • Similar to: ↑concave * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a cup especially in having or forming a rounded smooth walled hollow …   Useful english dictionary

  • cup — cuplike, adj. /kup/, n., v., cupped, cupping. n. 1. a small, open container made of china, glass, metal, etc., usually having a handle and used chiefly as a receptable from which to drink tea, soup, etc. 2. the bowllike part of a goblet or the… …   Universalium

  • renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction  in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine.       In many respects the human excretory, or… …   Universalium

  • death cup — noun extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills • Syn: ↑death cap, ↑death angel, ↑destroying angel, ↑Amanita phalloides • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holo …   Useful english dictionary

  • American pitcher plants — Pitcher Pitch er, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. {Beaker}.] 1. A wide mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Australian pitcher plant — Pitcher Pitch er, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. {Beaker}.] 1. A wide mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calicle — Cal i*cle, n. [L. caliculus a small cup, dim. of calicis, a cup. Cf {Calycle}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a polyp. (b) One of the cuplike… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • California pitcher plant — Pitcher Pitch er, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. {Beaker}.] 1. A wide mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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