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Definition of sap

What is the definition of "sap"?
  • sapnoun
  • 1. The watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues.
    2. The fluid contents of a plant cell vacuole.
    3. An essential bodily fluid.
    4. Health and energy; vitality.
    5. Slang A gullible person; a dupe.


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  • "A little in this way -- but these similes are very imperfect, and will not bear close application -- the sap rises in a tree, stealing up branch by branch; and it is then called _ascending sap_."

    "You can also, though take pine sap from a pine tree, and that will burn for a while."

    "Then they showed us how the Maple sap is turned into syrup (lots of boiling), and they let us taste maple syrup, maple sugar, and maple sap -- the last, one child apply described as tasting a bit like a wet stick."

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