The fruit has sweet, juicy pulp and hard, black seeds.
the pulp of an orange
I like to strain the pulp out of my orange juice.
The grain was mashed into pulp.
The boxes will be turned back into pulp and be made into newspapers.
This paper is made from inexpensive wood pulp.
He made a little extra money by writing stories for a science fiction pulp. Verbpulped three oranges to get their juiceSee More
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The inclusion of beet pulp and pea fiber aids in promoting healthy digestion and regular bowel movements.—Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 13 Aug. 2023 Christie’s murder mysteries featuring her famously fastidious hero were always one part brain teasers, one part primo pulp fiction, and several parts social caricaturing of the snobby rich, the high-society rotten, the rough-hewn working-class, and a variety of recognizable odds-and-sods types.—David Fear, Rolling Stone, 16 Sep. 2023 Rinse the seeds in water, separate from the pulp, and pat dry with paper towels.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 5 Sep. 2023 But threatening to beat the pulp out of each other represents a new – if not bizarre – form of one-upmanship for the two men.—Kristen Barber, Fortune, 17 Aug. 2023 Gently pour out the water along with tomato pulp and any seeds that float.—Megan Hughes, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Aug. 2023 In addition to these key ingredients, Rachael Ray Nutrish Natural Chicken & Veggies Recipe Dry Dog Food also contains other wholesome components such as brown rice, peas, and beet pulp.—Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 17 Aug. 2023 Potato pulp is rich in Vitmain B6 and C, which are great for combating dull, aging skin.—ELLE, 7 Aug. 2023 The hollowed out pulp can be used in salads, salsas, etc.—Rita Nader Heikenfeld, The Enquirer, 4 Aug. 2023
Imagine a literary world without public libraries, without a New York Public Library or a Library of Congress as all-embracing book collections, in which the sole arbiters of what’s kept and what’s pulped are the publishers themselves—or the conglomerates that take them over.—Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 27 June 2023 The little ticket-taker in everyone longs for hiatus, release, the distant crash of buildings tumbling down, perhaps even not so distant, but just far enough away to still keep safe while last century’s rubble is pulped.—Jessi Jezewska Stevens, Harper's Magazine, 14 Sep. 2022 In the basement of the Syayvo book store in Kyiv, hundreds of Russian language books stand piled, waiting to be pulped.—Guy Davies, ABC News, 23 Feb. 2023 Elephants sway from side to side, orcas grind their teeth to pulp against concrete walls.—Cody Cottier, Discover Magazine, 7 Aug. 2021 The tool wipes away pulp from the inside, outside and bottom of the cutting blade in one swipe, while protecting your fingers.—Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 7 July 2022 In the eighteen-sixties, a tiny aphid-like bug called phylloxera migrated from California to Europe, nearly pulping the French wine industry; in the nineteen-fifties, Panama disease eradicated the world’s favorite variety of banana, the Gros Michel.—Kate Brown, The New Yorker, 13 Apr. 2020 Condé Nast personally fired him, and Vogue pulped all 130,000 copies.—Brian T. Allen, National Review, 14 Mar. 2020 Approximately 70 million tons of this stuff is pulped every year, but most of it is burned for fuel.—Troy Farah, Ars Technica, 20 Jan. 2020 See More
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Middle English pulpe, from Latin pulpa flesh, pulp