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

 mas·ti·cate /ˈmæstəˌket/

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

 mas·ti·cate /ˈmæstəˌket/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mas·ti·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Masticated p. pr. & vb. n. Masticating ]  To grind or crush with, or as with, the teeth and prepare for swallowing and digestion; to chew; as, to masticate food.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: grind and knead; "masticate rubber"
      2: chew (food); "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and
         don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
         [syn: chew, manducate, jaw]