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Meaning of "chicle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHICLE

From Spanish, from Nahuatl chictli.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHICLE

chicle  [ˈtʃɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHICLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chicle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chicle

Chicle

Chicle /ˈtʃɪkəl/ is a natural gum traditionally used in making chewing gum and other products. It is collected from several species of Mesoamerican trees in the Manilkara genus, including M. zapota, M. chicle, M. staminodella, and M. bidentata. The tapping of the gum is similar to the tapping of latex from the rubber tree: zig-zag gashes are made in the tree trunk and the dripping gum is collected in small bags. It is then boiled until it reaches the correct thickness. Locals who collect chicle are called chicleros.

Definition of chicle in the English dictionary

The definition of chicle in the dictionary is a gumlike substance obtained from the sapodilla; the main ingredient of chewing gum Also called: chicle gum.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHICLE


article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
chemical
ˈkɛmɪkəl
clinical
ˈklɪnɪkəl
critical
ˈkrɪtɪkəl
cycle
ˈsaɪkəl
electrical
ɪˈlɛktrɪkəl
geographic
dʒɪəˈɡræfɪkəl
historical
hɪˈstɒrɪkəl
mechanical
mɪˈkænɪkəl
medical
ˈmɛdɪkəl
Michael
ˈmaɪkəl
motorcycle
ˈməʊtəˌsaɪkəl
musical
ˈmjuːzɪkəl
physical
ˈfɪzɪkəl
political
pəˈlɪtɪkəl
practical
ˈpræktɪkəl
technical
ˈtɛknɪkəl
tropical
ˈtrɒpɪkəl
typical
ˈtɪpɪkəl
vehicle
ˈviːɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHICLE

chicken-breasted
chicken-fried
chicken-fried steak
chicken-hearted
chicken-heartedly
chicken-heartedness
chicken-livered
chickenpox
chickenshit
chickling
chickpea
chickweed
chickweed wintergreen
Chiclayo
chicle gum
chicly
chicness
chico
chicories
chicory

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHICLE

all-terrain vehicle
armed response vehicle
articulated vehicle
chronicle
commercial vehicle
heavy goods vehicle
high-sided vehicle
industrial vehicle
launch vehicle
launching vehicle
light vehicle
motor vehicle
multipurpose vehicle
public service vehicle
re-entry vehicle
recovery vehicle
recreational vehicle
sport utility vehicle
target vehicle
utility vehicle

Synonyms and antonyms of chicle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chicle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHICLE

Find out the translation of chicle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chicle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chicle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

糖胶树胶
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chicle
570 millions of speakers

English

chicle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जुगाली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شيكل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чикл
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chicle
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লজেঁচুসবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chicle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chicle
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chicle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チクル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

치클
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chicle
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhựa cây sa pô chê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

chicle
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sakız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chicle
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chicle
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чикл
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chicle
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τσίχλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chicle
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chiclegummi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

chicle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chicle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICLE»

The term «chicle» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.764 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chicle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHICLE»

Discover the use of chicle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chicle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chicle: The Chewing Gum of the Americas, from the Ancient ...
First, Jennifer Mathews recounts the story of chicle and its earliest-known adherents, the Maya and Aztecs.
Jennifer P. Mathews, 2009
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Business Digest Service
CHICAGO UTILITIES CO. S. W. Tracy has been elected President, succeeding C. W. Hotchkiss. This company sought authority in May to junk its telephone property. CHICLE Sec also Amer. Chicle Co. Chewing gum — Production Guatemala A ...
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents
Boiler compounds for preventing or removing incrustation ' Chewing-gum American Chicle Co., New York, N. Y, American Chicle Co., New York, N. Y. American Chicle Co., New York, N. Y. American Chicle Co., New York, N. Y. American ...
United States. Patent Office, 1908
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Forest Society: A Social History of Petén, Guatemala
Table 4:6 Distribution of Income from Chicle, 1980 First class chicle Second dass chicle Distribution Percent Amount Percent Amount Source: FYDEP. The Bank of Guatemala (1981a) reports a slightly different distribution. In 19"9 or 1980, ...
Norman B. Schwartz, 1990
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Belize
The tree that provides the sap that is made into chicle is the chicozapote ( Manilkara zapota), also commonly known as the sapodilla, whose rot- resistant wood was used by the Maya for lintels in their temples throughout the region. There is ...
Huw Hennessy, 2003
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Tapping the Green Market: Certification and Management of ...
Historically, the chicle resource has never been managed. Rather, the current population of chicle trees in the forests of the Petén and Yucatan are a result of the interaction between once native forests and the past and ongoing human activity ...
Patricia Shanley, 2002
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Popular Mechanics
40S POPULAR MECHA l| ^L 1 Copyright, American Chicle Co. Automatic Weighing and Boxing Machine that Packs Sugar-Coated Chewing Gum Pellets. During Its Entire Trip through the Factory, Human Hands Do Not Touch the Chicle  ...
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Tariff Information Surveys on the Articles in Paragraph 1- ...
Chicle was first mentioned in the act of 1897 and was dutiable at 10 cents per pound. This same dutv was also in force under the act of 1909. In the act of 1913 crude chicle was made dutiable at 15 cents per pound, while "chicle, refined or ...
United States Tariff Commission, 1921
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Information Annual
in 1912 to $40,186 in 1916, and $90,201 in the first nine months of 1917. Chicle gum (the naseberry, Achras sapota) ——the present chief constituent of “chewing gum"-——is imported into the United States in amounts varying from 2,445,000 ...
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Tariff Information Surveys: series A.
Chicle was first mentioned in the act of i897 and was dutiable at 10 cents per pound. This same duty was also in force under the act of 1909. In the act of 1913 crude chicle was made dutiable at 15 cents per pound, while "chicle, refined or ...
Tariff Commission, 1921

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHICLE»

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Best Beach Towns on the Riviera Maya
Once a center for harvesting and shipment of chicle, a resin used in chewing gum, this fishing village is quiet and calm. It's home to a core ... «International Living, Jul 15»
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Chew on This: The Case for Gum's Brain-Boosting Abilities
It's believed that Europeans were chewing birch bark tar 9,000 years ago; Mayans chomped on naturally elastic chicle (a kind of tree sap) to ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Social entrepreneur's Glee Gum products going nationwide
... Schimberg started a company in 1995 that created markets for natural chicle, the sap of the sapodilla tree, making the trees more valuable ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
4
Slideshow: Trends at Summer Fancy Food 2015
A new brand featured at the show, New York-based Simply Gum contains only six ingredients, including chicle, organic dried cane juice, ... «Food Business News, Jun 15»
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How Rejection Fueled My Fire
They called me "chicle" which means "gum" in Spanish because I was like a piece of gum that was stuck to him. That day changed my life ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
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Gums And Mints: A sticky segment
Glee Gum also says its products are the only ones on the market that still use chicle as a gum base, a testament to Glee Gum maker Verve, ... «Candy Industry, Jun 15»
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Tráiler de 'The Stanford Prison Experiment'
... la alemana El experimento y su remake americano, así que otra versión más podría parecer un intento de estirar el chicle y sacar material de ... «Las Horas Perdidas, Jun 15»
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How To Mend A Broken Heart
On 20 January 2015, in an operation that took more than eight hours, I watched a small calf named Chicle (meaning 'gum' in Spanish, because ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
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How To Build A Heart From Scratch
On 20 January 2015, in an operation that took more than eight hours, I watched a small calf named Chicle (meaning 'gum' in Spanish, because ... «io9, Jun 15»
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Abundant promise, abundant risk: Formalization of natural resource …
BOGOR, Indonesia: The move toward formalization of trade in natural resources in developing countries—from timber and rattan to chicle and ... «Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chicle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chicle>. Aug 2020 ».
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