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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow.

Usage examples (34)
  • Dry foods require more mastication than moist foods.
  • It is well to refrain from talking during mastication.
  • Eat little meat, chew your food to a liquid mastication.
  • A very fruitful cause of dyspepsia is imperfect mastication. for more
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