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Definition of Cup-shaped

  • shaped like a cup.

How to use cup-shaped in a sentence. Cup-shaped pronunciation.

He then fastened a cup-shaped wooden mouthpiece to one end, and bound the whole spirally with the long flat strips of the black bark of the climbing palm-tree.
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In Figure 323 of a Thamnastraea from this formation, it will be seen that the cup-shaped cavities are deepest on the right-hand side, and that they grow more and more shallow, until those on the left side are nearly filled up.
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Palaeozoic type of lamelliferous cup-shaped Coral.
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Neozoic type of lamelliferous cup-shaped Coral.
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They are all prickly sea-eggs (presumably the Echinus lividus, which is found in similar places in the west of Ireland), each buried for life in a cup-shaped hole which he has excavated in the rock, and shut in by an overhanging lip of living lime-seemingly a Nullipore coralline.
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Peeping out through the mist-like curtains of the litter, which were ingeniously fixed to the bearing pole, I perceived to my infinite relief that we had passed out of the region of eternal swamp, and were now travelling over swelling grassy plains towards a cup-shaped hill.
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The cup-shaped body of the Pemmatodiscus (Figure 2.233, 1) is sometimes rather flat, and shaped like a hat or cone, at other times almost curved into a semi-circle.
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It lives in the body-cavity of Vermalia (Sipunculida), and differs from the former in having no lashes either on the large ectodermic cells (e) or the small entodermic (i); the germinal layers are separated by a thick, cup-shaped, gelatinous mass, which has been called the "clear vesicle" (f).
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A few yards further, the path came to the top of a ridge and began to go down abruptly into a cup-shaped hollow.
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Simnel = a sort of biscuit, cup-shaped, supposed to represent unleavened bread, specially eaten at Easter.
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Sir John sees no harm in the "pendant," but Dr. Munro rejects a "pear-shaped" claystone "pendant" decorated with "cup-shaped indentations," found at Dunbuie.
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A cup-shaped stem or podetium in lichens.
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Hepatica triloba, a low perennial herb with cup-shaped flowers varying from purplish blue to pink or even white.
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We went into a cavern whose floor was cup-shaped.
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The children tiptoed up and each took a peep into the cup-shaped nest.
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Strange ball or cup-shaped little animals, with a hard frame, mounted on stony stalks and waving irregular arms to draw in the food-bearing water, are the earliest representatives of the Echinoderms.
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We shall see that the earliest Echinoderms we know are cup-shaped structures on stalks, with a stiff, limy frame and (as in all sessile animals) a number of waving arms round the mouth.
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The cup-shaped body is now composed of a large number of limy plates, clothed with flesh; the arms are long, tapering, symmetrical, and richly fringed; the stalk advances higher and higher, until the flower-like animal sometimes waves its feathery arms from the top of a flexible pedestal composed of millions of tiny chalk disks.
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About a hundred men formed a circle; each man held in his left hand a small cup-shaped drum, formed of hollowed wood, one end only being perforated, and this was covered with the skin of the elephant's ear, tightly stretched.
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Fig. 106 is of gold; the hoop is slightly ovular, and curves upward to a double leaf, supporting three cup-shaped settings, one still retaining its stone, an African emerald.
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Examples of Cup-shaped

Example #1
Among other materials, he had brought a quantity of wax of a dark hue, with which he smeared the whole of the outside.
Example #2
Having allowed his stems to remain in water two or three days, he was able to remove the pith, which had thus become rotten.
Example #3
The last-mentioned stars are supposed to represent a perfected condition, and the others an immature state.
Example #4
They belong chiefly to the genera Thecosmilia (Figure 322), Protoseris, and Thamnastraea, and sometimes form masses of coral fifteen feet thick.
Example #5
Order ZOANTHARIA RUGOSA, Milne Edwards and Jules Haime.
Example #6
In its most calcareous form the Mountain Limestone is destitute of land- plants, and is loaded with marine remains- the greater part, indeed, of the rock being made up bodily of crinoids, corals, and bryozoa with interspersed mollusca.