un cupped


hollowed out like a cup; cup-shaped.

1790–1800; cup + -ed3

uncupped, adjective
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cupped (kʌpt)
hollowed like a cup; concave

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Word Origin & History

O.E. cuppe, from L.L. cuppa, from L. cupa "tub," from PIE *keup- "a hollow." The Ger. cognate Kopf now means exclusively "head" (cf. Fr. tête, from L. testa "potsherd"). Meaning "part of a bra that holds a breast" is from 1938. [One's] cup of tea "what interests one" (1932), earlier used of persons
(1908), the sense being "what is invigorating."
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Medical Dictionary

cup (kŭp)

  1. A cup-shaped structure or organ.

  2. See cupping glass.

  3. A unit of capacity or volume equal to 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces.

v. cupped, cup·ping, cups
To subject a person or body part to the therapeutic procedure of cupping.
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