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pulp

noun uk   /pʌlp/ us  

pulp noun (WET SUBSTANCE)

[S or U] a soft, wet mass: Mash the bananas to a pulp and then mix in the yogurt. [U] small pieces of paper, cloth, or wood mixed with water until they form a soft wet mass, used for making paper: wood pulp a pulp mill

pulp noun (BOOKS)

[U] disapproving books and magazines that are of low quality in the way they are produced and the stories and articles they contain: pulp fiction

pulp

verb [T] uk   /pʌlp/ us  
to make something into a pulp: Old newspapers are pulped and recycled.
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