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chew

1. verb, informal To chew tobacco. I took up chewing as a way of giving up smoking. I hate it when they chew in here. They always leave the glasses they spit into lying around the place.
2. noun, informal Chewing tobacco. Hey, bud—got any chew? I'm fresh out.
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chew

in. to eat. Man, I’m hungry. It’s time to chew!

chewed

mod. abused. After that argument at the office yesterday, I really felt chewed.
See also: chew
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Although all dogs will be done teething by the time they are 8 months of age, they don't always stop chewing. This is because they have learned to associate positive things with it.
In this context, chewing is a symptom and the problem is whatever is causing the dog to be nervous in the first place.
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Dentists recommend that chewing sugar-free gum can be helpful but not sugar-based chewing gums.
For that, the presence of a chewing side preference increases the possibility of muscle misfits, because literature already mentions that different activities of the chewing muscles change the electromyographic signal of the cervical and postural muscles [7,8].
Always monitor your dog while he is chewing, and be sure he has plenty of fresh, clean water nearby.
If you want to increase heart rate and energy expenditure, you may want to try chewing gum while walking, a new study suggests.
A cross-sectional study conducted among colleges and secondary schools of Jazan Region of Saudi Arabia, the result showed that the overall prevalence rate of khat chewing was 21.4% (Male=37.7% and Female=3.8%) [14].
Between August 2012 and March 2014, 123 patients were recruited; 80 patients met inclusion criteria and were randomized to gum chewing three times a day at normal meal times for up to 20 minutes (n=35), or to usual care (n=37).
(13) The present study was aimed to determine the presence of differences in salivary flow before and after stimulation between chewing pineapple (Ananascomocus) and chew papaya (Carica papaya).
Chewing of khat has been practiced in many countries for social, psychological and religious reasons [10,11].
Chewing gum has become a habit for President Rodrigo Duterte as it helps him cope with pain.
Verbal instructions accompanied by materials such as pamphlets on chewing carefully are given to the patients; however, chewing depends subjectively on the patient and conducting the actual practice of slowly and thoroughly chewing before ingestion is often difficult.
Since the ancient times, chewing gum has been used world-wide, however the concept of using chewing gum as a drug delivery system has been implemented for more than 100 years.