Words nearby cupping
Definition for cupping (2 of 2)
- the metal receptacle within the hole.
- the hole itself.
verb (used with object), cupped, cup·ping.
Origin of cup
OTHER WORDS FROM cupcup·like, adjectiveun·der·cup, noun
Examples from the Web for cupping
For answer Johnny whistled once, cupping his lips with his hands, to reduce the likelihood of arousing anyone on board.Sign of the Green Arrow|Roy J. (Roy Judson) Snell
The last bastions of cupping in the United States were the immigrant sections of large cities.
Place this end in a heading tool and work a button head on the end with either the cupping tool or a hand hammer.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals|Charles Conrad Sleffel
For other illustrations of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century patents for cupping devices, see Haller, op.
Cupping of the discs slowly develops, causing more or less stretching of the nerve fibers over the edge of the cup.Glaucoma|Various
British Dictionary definitions for cupping (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cupping (2 of 2)
- a sporting contest in which a cup is awarded to the winner
- (as modifier)a cup competition
verb cups, cupping or cupped (tr)
Derived forms of cupcuplike, adjective
Word Origin for cup
Medicine definitions for cupping (1 of 2)
Medicine definitions for cupping (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with cupping
In addition to the idiom beginning with cup
- cup of tea, one's
- in one's cups