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Noun: chewing  choo-ing
  1. Biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    - chew, mastication, manduction
Verb: chew  choo
  1. Bite repeatedly with the teeth, typically to grind food before swallowing it
    "Chew your food and don't swallow it!";
    - masticate, manducate, jaw [informal]

Derived forms: chewings

Type of: change of state, grate, grind

Part of: eating, feeding

Encyclopedia: Chewing

Chew, Richard