|English Dictionary: mastication||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for mastication|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Mastication \Mas`ti*ca"tion\, n. [L. masticatio: cf. F.|
The act or operation of masticating; chewing, as of food.
Mastication is a necessary preparation of solid
aliment, without which there can be no good digestion.