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chewed, past tense; chewed, past participle; chews, 3rd person singular present; chewing, present participle;
  1. Bite and work (food) in the mouth with the teeth, esp. to make it easier to swallow
    • - he was chewing a mouthful of toast
    • - he chewed for a moment, then swallowed
  2. Gnaw at (something) persistently, typically as a result of worry or anxiety
    • - he chewed his lip reflectively
    • - she chewed at a fingernail
  1. A repeated biting or gnawing of something

  2. Something other than food that is meant for chewing
    • - a dog chew
    • - a chew of tobacco

  1. chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
  2. a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  3. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
  4. Mastication or chewing is the process by which food is crushed and ground by teeth. It is the first step of digestion and it increases the surface area of foods to allow more efficient break down by enzymes. ...
  5. Chew is an Eisner Award-winning American comic book series written by John Layman with art by Rob Guillory and published by Image Comics.
  6. A small sweet, such as a taffy, that is eaten by chewing; Chewing tobacco; A plug or wad of chewing tobacco; chaw or a chaw; To crush with the teeth by repeated closing and opening of the jaws; done to food to soften it and break it down by the action of saliva before it is swallowed; To grind ...
  7. (chewed) that has been chewed; masticated
  8. (CHEWING) A bird's gotta chew what a bird's gotta chew! Chewing is an essential part of most parrots' lives. Providing them with lots of chewing toys, veggie tanned leather, and safe woods, will help keep them from chewing things in the house that you don't want destroyed.
  9. (Chewing) Problems associated with the teeth can have a negative impact on digestion as food may either be lost or enter the stomach whole. Chewing produces saliva that contains bicarbonate which helps neutralise acid in the stomach and eases the passage of food into the stomach.
  10. (Chewing) Refers to the modified mouth parts of some insects that comprise a pair of mandibles enabling them to chew and tear up food.
  11. (chewing (mouthparts)) any mouthpart that bites to feed; other mouthpart types are piercing-sucking and sponging
  12. Exclamation used by golfers who want their ball to stop—now! (See also bite, grow teeth, growl, juice.')
  13. is the anagram indicator; honeydew clues melon, which is to be anagrammed; and fruit is the definition for the answer, LEMON. ...
  14. A component of network lag, chew is the percentage of packets that are 'eaten' by the network connection. Ideally no packets should be lost, but the Internet is often anything but ideal.
  15. a kinase regulator involved in Escherichia coli chemotaxis
  16. What rats do to particularly expensive cage accessories
  17. mâcher / mastiquer / chiquer