from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sweetened flavored preparation for chewing, usually made of chicle.
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- n. A flavoured preparation of chicle or synthetic rubber, made for chewing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
So if you are interested in chewing gum to burn some extra calories and hopefully reduce snacking, limit your chewing to right after lunch and dinner, and as a snack midmorning and midafternoon when you might be having other cravings.
Sleepy-eyed merchants are unlocking store gates that had been rolled down for the night-Vendors sit behind towers of chewing gum and cigarette packs.
Well, I'd get me some Oh Boy chewing gum and some Mary Janes, and then he had a three cent copper -- a drink that tasted almost like a Dr. Pepper.
The other potential benefit of chewing gum is that it will keep you away from chips, pretzels, candy bars, and other high-glycemic foods that go straight to your waist.
It means that he sees himself as a person with broadband personal characteristics—able to think, speak, gesture, persuade, broadcast and data-disseminate in an unlimited way, while chewing gum at the same time.
"It had 'U.S. Navy' written all over it in four-foot letters," I conceded, "and the pilot spent all his time chewing gum and praying out loud for a quick return to California."
She withdrew a foil-wrapped half-stick of chewing gum from her jeans pocket and poked it in her mouth.
The floor is carpeted now with dry-edged leaves, broken bottles, discarded chewing gum wrappers, wild mushrooms, old yellowed cigarette butts.