|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|1.||soft or fleshy plant tissue, such as the succulent part of a fleshy fruit|
|2.||a moist mixture of cellulose fibres, as obtained from wood, from which paper is made|
|3.||a. a magazine or book containing trite or sensational material, and usually printed on cheap rough paper|
|b. (as modifier): a pulp novel|
|4.||dentistry the soft innermost part of a tooth, containing nerves and blood vessels|
|5.||any soft soggy mass or substance|
|6.||mining pulverized ore, esp when mixed with water|
|7.||to reduce (a material or solid substance) to pulp or (of a material or solid substance) to be reduced to pulp|
|8.||(tr) to remove the pulp from (fruit)|
|[C16: from Latin pulpa]|
dental pulp n.
The soft tissue forming the inner structure of a tooth and containing nerves and blood vessels. Also called tooth pulp.
A soft, moist, shapeless mass of matter.
The soft, moist part of fruit.
|pulp (pŭlp) Pronunciation Key