Definition of Cuplike

1. Adjective. Resembling the shape of a cup.

Similar to: Concave



Definition of Cuplike

1. Adjective. Resembling a cup. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cuplike

1. resembling a cup [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuplike

cupferrons
cupflower
cupful
cupfuls
cupgall
cupgalls
cuphead
cupheads
cupholder
cupholders
cupid's dart
cupidities
cupidity
cupids
cupless
cuplike (current term)
cupmaker
cupmakers
cupman
cupmen
cupola
cupolae
cupolaed
cupolaing
cupolar
cupolas
cupon
cuppa
cuppa joe
cuppas

Literary usage of Cuplike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"pairs, three pairs at the edge of the cuplike depression, one pair at the posterior ... Protoplasm, finely granular; nucleus, beneath cuplike depression. ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"The broad, half-embracing ventral gland is very rarely nearly cup-shaped and somewhat similar to the cuplike torus of Populus. ..."

3. Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom by Robert Greenleaf Leavitt, Charles Herbert Clark, Mrs. Sophia M'Ilvaine (Bledsoe) Herrick, Asa Gray (1898)
"In the spring cuplike yellow clusters develop on the Barberry leaves, ... These develop in the spring on Barberry leaves into cuplike clusters which bear ..."

4. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1870)
"If the Sun-spots are cuplike or conical depressions and symmetrically placed, or nearly so, with respect to a normal or solar plumbline, the breadth of the ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"... showing a polyp in feeding position upon the calcareous, cuplike base (f«. ... cu., the cuplike calcareous base secreted by the polyp; ..."

6. The Boston Review (1864)
"Notice the " cuplike hollow," as illustrating the author's felicity of word-choosing. So the babe's " creasy arms," and " the scarlet shafts of sunrise. ..."

7. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Vickers T. Atkinson, William Dickson, William Heyser Harbaugh, James Law, John Robbins Mohler, A. J. Murray, William Herbert Lowe, Leonard Pearson, Brayton Howard Ransom, Milton R. Trumbower, Richard West Hickma (1916)
"Similarly around the papillae in the cuplike arms of the pelvis we find minute, flattened or more or less rounded, yellowish-white concretions. ..."

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