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juice

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noun \ˈjüs\

Simple Definition of juice

  • : the liquid part that can be squeezed out of vegetables and fruits

  • : the liquid part of meat

  • : something (such as electricity) that provides power

Full Definition of juice

  1. 1 :  the extractable fluid contents of cells or tissues

  2. 2 a plural :  the natural fluids of an animal body b :  the liquid or moisture contained in something

  3. 3 a :  the inherent quality of a thing :  essence b :  strength, vigor, vitality <pioneers … full of juice and jests — Sinclair Lewis>

  4. 4 :  a medium (as electricity or gasoline) that supplies power

  5. 5 slang :  liquor

  6. 6 slang :  exorbitant interest exacted of a borrower under the threat of violence

  7. 7 slang :  influence, clout

  8. 8 :  a motivating, inspiring, or enabling force or factor <creative juices>

juice·less play \ˈjüs-ləs\ adjective

Examples of juice

  1. a glass of apple juice

  2. a variety of fruit juices

  3. the juice of a steak

  4. gravy made with real beef juices

  5. His camera ran out of juice because he forgot to replace the battery.



Origin of juice

Middle English jus, from Anglo-French, broth, juice, from Latin; akin to Old Norse ostr cheese, Greek zymē leaven, Sanskrit yūṣa broth


First Known Use: 14th century


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juice

verb

Simple Definition of juice

  • : to remove juice from (a fruit or vegetable)

Full Definition of juice

juicedjuic·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to add juice to

  3. 2 :  to extract the juice of

1603

First Known Use of juice

1603


Medical Dictionary

juice

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noun \ˈjüs\

Medical Definition of juice

  1. 1:  the extractable fluid contents of cells or tissues

  2. 2a:  a natural bodily fluid (as blood, lymph, or a secretion)—see gastric juice, intestinal juice, pancreatic juiceb:  the liquid or moisture contained in something






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