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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cup·ping 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cupped p. pr. & vb. n. Cupping.]
 1. To supply with cups of wine. [R.]
    Cup us, till the world go round.   --Shak.
 2. Surg. To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. See Cupping.
 3. Mech. To make concave or in the form of a cup; as, to cup the end of a screw.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cup·ping n. Med. The operation of drawing blood to or from the surface of the person by forming a partial vacuum over the spot. Also, sometimes, a similar operation for drawing pus from an abscess.
 Cupping glass, a glass cup in which a partial vacuum is produced by heat, in the process of cupping.
 Dry cupping, the application of a cupping instrument without scarification, to draw blood to the surface, produce counter irritation, etc.
 Wet cupping, the operation of drawing blood by the application of a cupping instrument after scarification.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See cup

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
      2: the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee";
         "he borrowed a cup of sugar" [syn: cupful]
      3: a small open container usually used for drinking; usually
         has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the
         handle of the cup was missing"
      4: a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a
         trophy to the winner of a competition; "the school kept
         the cups is a special glass case" [syn: loving cup]
      5: any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with
         honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup
         of her bra"
      6: the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green;
         "he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away";
         "put the flag back in the cup"
      7: a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
      8: cup-shaped plant organ
      v 1: form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"
      2: put into a cup; "cup the milk"
      3: treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin [syn:
      [also: cupping, cupped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin
          to draw blood through the surface