Definition of pulp verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pulp

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//pʌlp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pʌlp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pulp
BrE BrE//pʌlp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pʌlp//
 
he / she / it pulps
BrE BrE//pʌlps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pʌlps//
 
past simple pulped
BrE BrE//pʌlpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pʌlpt//
 
past participle pulped
BrE BrE//pʌlpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pʌlpt//
 
-ing form pulping
BrE BrE//ˈpʌlpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌlpɪŋ//
 
 
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pulp something to crush or beat something so that it becomes soft and wet Unsold copies of the novel had to be pulped. pulped fruit Word Origin late Middle English (denoting the soft fleshy part of fruit): from Latin pulpa. The verb dates from the mid 17th cent.
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