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beat (someone) to a pulp

To deliver a violent and prolonged physical attack, often to the point of injury. I can't believe that skinny kid beat the bully to a pulp! His nose was totally gushing blood!
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beat someone to a pulp

If someone beats another person to a pulp they injure them very badly by hitting them repeatedly. I tried to talk myself out of a fight and got beaten to a pulp instead by three other boys. Note: Other verbs can be used instead of beat. Motorists were pulled from their cars, kicked to a pulp, and left to die in the road.
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beat (or smash) someone to a pulp

beat someone severely.
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Sampling at these and several other mills showed TCDD and TCDF accounted for 93 to 99 percent of the dioxin/furan toxicity in bleached pulps and wastes, according to Gary A.
Fraser Papers") (TSX:FPS) announced today the permanent closure of its pulp mill located in Berlin, New Hampshire.
The alkaline peroxide process generates oxalate and oxalate-related scaling in the production lines of bleached mechanical pulps.
The objective of this research was to compare the papermaking properties of kraft and mechanical pulps derived from four hybrid poplars to the same properties of pulps derived from aspen and balsam poplar.
has produced the first commercial trial run of bleached pulp from the Arundo Donax plant, a reed that grows wild in southern California.
In this study, the objective was to evaluate the suitability of different hardwood kraft market pulps as raw materials for decorative papers.
Of particular importance is that "gold recoveries of over 95 percent and silver recoveries of over 80 percent can be achieved from the high-grade pulps in a commercial pulp agglomeration heap leach processing cycle.
A simple and precise method for quantifying carbohydrates in pulps should prove helpful to mills when process parameters are changed or when yield-increasing additives are introduced.
Rayonier's high-purity chemical cellulose pulps are used by manufacturers of filters, textile fibers, ethers, impact-resistant plastics, films and in other specialized industrial products.
Moreover, we found that wet tensile strength further improved when the TEMPO-oxidized pulps were combined with alum addition in the handsheet-making process, while dry tensile strength decreased to some extent.
This new center maintains Rayonier's strategy of being the premier, worldwide specialty pulp supplier and demonstrates our commitment to continually develop high-quality pulps that best meet our customers' needs," W.
It shows the effects of using different mixtures of this valuable wood resource to produce pulps of differing physical properties.
This may allow mills to choose a bleaching process based on market demand for the respective pulps, rather than a perceived difference in environmental performance.