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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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>

juiceless

play \ˈjüs-ləs\ adjective

Examples of juice in a sentence

  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 and Etymology 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)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of juice

juiced

juicing

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

  3. 2 :  to extract the juice of

1603

First Known Use of juice

1603



JUICE Defined for Kids

juice

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noun \ˈjüs\

Definition of juice for Students

  1. 1 :  the liquid part that can be squeezed out of vegetables and fruit

  2. 2 :  the liquid part of meat




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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