NounCup (plural Cups)
- A concave vessel for drinking from, usually made of opaque material (as opposed to a glass).
- Pour the tea into the cup.
- A US unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid ounces, 1/16 of a US gallon, or 236.5882365 ml.
- A trophy in the shape of an oversized cup.
- The World Cup is awarded to the winner of a quadrennial football tournament.
- A contest for which a cup is awarded.
- The World Cup is the world's most widely watched sporting event.
- (golf) A cup-shaped object placed in the target hole.
- The ball just misses the cup.
- (US) A rigid concave protective covering for the male genitalia. (for UK usage see box)
- Players of contact sports are advised to wear a cup.
- One of the two parts of a brassiere which each cover a breast, used as a measurement of size.
- The cups are made of a particularly uncomfortable material.
- (mathematics) The symbol <math>\cup</math> denoting union and similar operations (confer cap.)
- A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, or one of the cards from the suit.
- (ultimate frisbee) A defensive style characterized by a three player near defense cupping the thrower; or those three players.
- A flexible concave membrane used to temporarily attach a handle or hook to a flat surface by means of suction (suction cup.)
- Japanese: カップ (kappu)
- (transitive) To form into the shape of a cup, particularly of the hands
- Cup your hands and I'll pour some rice into them.
- (transitive) To hold something in cupped hands
- He cupped the ball carefully in his hands.
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From Old English cuppe, from Late Latin cuppa, probably a form of Latin cūpa (“tub”), from Proto-Indo-European *keup- (“a hollow”). Reinforced in Middle English by Anglo-Norman cupe, from the same Latin source.
- The translations below need to be checked.
- odd (not even)
Cup (a variant of sup)
- Hyphenation: cup
- IPA: /kɑp/
- cup (contest)
Declension of Cup (type risti)