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Significado de “cup” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "cup" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   us   /kʌp/


A1 [C] a ​small, round ​container, often with a ​handle, used for ​drinkingtea, ​coffee, etc.: a cup and ​saucer a ​plastic/​paper cup a ​coffee cup/​teacup [C] US a ​container that ​holdsslightly under a ​quarter of a ​litre of ​liquid, used for ​measuring when ​cooking
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cup noun (SPORT)

B1 [C] a ​speciallydesigned cup, usually with two ​handles and often made of ​silver, given as a ​prize in a ​sportscompetition or in a ​game or ​match in which the ​winnerreceives such a cup: Sheila ​won this cup in the ​schoolsquashchampionship. The Davis Cup is an ​importantchampionship.
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cup noun (CONTAINER)

[C] a bowl-shaped ​container: an ​egg cup [C] one of the two ​parts that ​support the ​breasts in a woman's ​bra (= ​piece of ​underwear): "What ​sizebra do you ​wear?" "I ​wear a C cup." [C] US (UK box) a ​curvedpiece of hard ​plastic that is ​worn by men while ​playingsports to ​protecttheiroutersexorgans

cup noun (DRINK)

[C or U] UK a ​mixture of several ​types of ​drink, often ​including one that is ​alcoholic, often ​drunk at ​parties and usually ​served from a ​bowl: a ​strawberry/​cider cup

cupverb [T]

uk   us   /kʌp/ (-pp-)
to ​holdyourhands in the ​shape of a cup, often around something: She ​gently cupped the ​smallinjuredbird in herhands.

CUPnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌsiː ˌjuː ˈpiː/ specialized
abbreviation forcarcinoma of ​uncertainprimaryorigin: the ​situation when ​cancer is ​found in one or more ​places in the ​body but the ​place where it ​started is ​unknown
(Definition of cup from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "cup" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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cupnoun [C]

 us   /kʌp/
a ​small, round ​container, usually with a ​handle, used esp. for ​hotdrinks such as ​coffee and ​tea: Would you like a cup of ​coffee? A cup is also a ​unit of ​measureequal to ​half a ​pint and often used in ​cooking: a cup of ​flour

cupverb [T]

 us   /kʌp/ (-pp-)
to ​pressyourhands together to ​form a ball-like ​shape with an ​opening at the ​top between ​yourthumbs, or to ​hold something ​gently with a ​hand or between both ​hands: He cupped his ​hands and ​dipped them in the ​water to get a ​drink. She cupped her baby's ​face in her ​hands and ​kissed him.
(Definition of cup from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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