juice


1juice

noun \ˈjüs\

: 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
:  the extractable fluid contents of cells or tissues
2
a plural :  the natural fluids of an animal body
b :  the liquid or moisture contained in something
3
a :  the inherent quality of a thing :  essence
b :  strength, vigor, vitality <pioneers … full of juice and jests — Sinclair Lewis>
4
:  a medium (as electricity or gasoline) that supplies power
5
slang :  liquor
6
slang :  exorbitant interest exacted of a borrower under the threat of violence
7
slang :  influence, clout
8
:  a motivating, inspiring, or enabling force or factor <creative juices>
juice·less \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

2juice

verb

: to remove juice from (a fruit or vegetable)

juicedjuic·ing

Full Definition of JUICE

transitive verb
1
:  to add juice to
2
:  to extract the juice of

First Known Use of JUICE

1603

juice

noun \ˈjüs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of JUICE

1
: the extractable fluid contents of cells or tissues
2
a : a natural bodily fluid (as blood, lymph, or a secretion)—see gastric juice, intestinal juice, pancreatic juice b : the liquid or moisture contained in something

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