Hyphenation for “cupped”

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What is the correct hyphenation for “cupped”? The purpose of hyphenation is to separate a word such as "cupped" because otherwise it would be too long and would no longer fit on one line. This separation not only saves space it improves the visually flow of the text. This word separation exists in most languages. In English, the word separation of “cupped” is based on the speech syllables. The separating syllable in linguistics is therefore the smallest group of sounds in the natural flow of speech. As a separator, the classic hyphen is usually used: „cupped“ ⟶ „cupped“.

Hyphens are occasionally used to denote syllabification, as in syl-la-bi-fi-ca-tion. Various British and North American dictionaries use an interpunct, sometimes called a "middle dot" or "hyphenation point", for this purpose, as in syl·la·bi·fi·ca·tion. This allows the hyphen to be reserved only for places where a hard hyphen is intended (for example, self-con·scious, un·self-con·scious, long-stand·ing). Similarly, hyphens may be used to indicate how a word is being or should be spelled. For example, W-O-R-D spells "word".

Definitions of "cupped"

cupped >> /kʌp/

Definition: [verb] Form (one's hand or hands) into the curved shape of a cup.
Example: ‘Hey!’ Dad shouted, with his hands cupped around his mouth

Definition: [verb] Bleed (someone) by using a glass in which a partial vacuum is formed by heating.
Example: Dr Ross ordered me to be cupped

Definition: [noun] A small bowl-shaped container for drinking from, typically having a handle.
Example: It shows men drinking from porcelain cups without handles, and coffee being served from a metal or earthenware jug.

Synonyms of "cupped"

cup |

Definition: [noun] An ornamental trophy in the form of a cup, usually made of gold or silver and having a stem and two handles, awarded as a prize in a sports contest.
Example: Everyone makes their way back to the campground and Billy is awarded the gold cup as well as three hundred dollars in prize money.

Synonyms of "cupped"

trophy | chalice |

Definition: [noun] A cup-shaped thing.
Example: Carefully separate lettuce leaves and trim with scissors to form neat cups.

Definition: [noun] A mixed drink made from fruit juices and typically containing wine or cider.
Example: the bars offered large glasses of white wine cup

Synonyms of "cupped"

punch | drink | mixed drink |

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