mashing

present participle of mash
1
as in squeezing
to apply external pressure on so as to force out the juice or contents of this press can mash 10 bushels of apples at a time

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2
as in crushing
to cause to become a pulpy mass mash the ripe banana before adding it to the mixture

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“Mashing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mashing. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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