noun \ˈkəp\

Definition of CUP

: a usually open bowl-shaped drinking vessel often having a handle and a stem and base and sometimes a lid
: a drinking vessel and its contents : the beverage or food contained in a cup <a second cup of coffee>
: something resembling a cup <invagination of the blastula to form a multilayered cellular cup>: as a (1) : an athletic supporter reinforced for providing extra protection to the wearer in certain strenuous sports (as boxing, hockey, or football) (2) : either of the two parts of a brassiere that are shaped like and fit over the breasts b : a small bell-shaped glass formerly used in cupping c : a cap of metal shaped like the femoral head and used in plastic reconstruction of the hip joint

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