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Definition of feeding
FeedingFeed Feed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Feeding.] [AS. f?dan, fr. f?da food; akin to C?. f?dian,
OFries f?da, f?da, D. voeden, OHG. fuottan, Icel. f[ae]?a,
Sw. f["o]da, Dan. f["o]de. ? 75. See Food.]
1. To give food to; to supply with nourishment; to satisfy
the physical huger of.
If thine enemy hunger, feed him. --Rom. xii.
Unreasonable reatures feed their young. --Shak.
2. To satisfy; grafity or minister to, as any sense, talent,
taste, or desire.
I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him.
Feeding him with the hope of liberty. --Knolles.
3. To fill the wants of; to supply with that which is used or
wasted; as, springs feed ponds; the hopper feeds the mill;
to feed a furnace with coal.
4. To nourish, in a general sense; to foster, strengthen,
develop, and guard.
Thou shalt feed people Israel. --2 Sam. v. 2.
Mightiest powers by deepest calms are feed. --B.
5. To graze; to cause to be cropped by feeding, as herbage by
cattle; as, if grain is too forward in autumn, feed it
Once in three years feed your mowing lands.
6. To give for food, especially to animals; to furnish for
consumption; as, to feed out turnips to the cows; to feed
water to a steam boiler.
(a) To supply (the material to be operated upon) to a
machine; as, to feed paper to a printing press.
(b) To produce progressive operation upon or with (as in
wood and metal working machines, so that the work
moves to the cutting tool, or the tool to the work). FeedingFeeding Feed"ing, n.
1. the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process
2. That which is eaten; food.
3. That which furnishes or affords food, especially for
animals; pasture land.
Feeding bottle. See under Bottle.
Meaning of feeding from wikipedia
or acronym, see EAT (disambiguation). "Feeding
here. For other
uses, see Feeding
- supplementation. The state
fed by a feeding
tube is called
gavage, enteral feeding
or tube feeding
may be temporary
for the treatment...
- here. For the medical procedure
in general, see Feeding
is the practice
or other animal against their
- Aquatic feeding mechanisms
face a special difficulty
on land, because
the same as that of the prey...
- "The Feeding
of the 5000" redirects
here. For the album
by Cr****, see The Feeding
of the 5000 (album). Feeding
is a term used to refer...
- Bird feeding
is the activity
wild birds, often
of a bird feeder. James Fisher wrote
that the first person recorded
- and are used to supplement
ration. Cattle feeding
G. F. Heuser
Cr**** Press. pp. 527–626. ISBN 978-0-9721-7702-3...
- (phagein), meaning
"to eat". The evolution
of different feeding strategies
with some feeding strategies evolving several times
- Feeding Hills
is a subsection
of the city of the Town of Agawam
with its own ZIP Code (01030) and post office. Line Street
- Feeding Frenzy
frenzy, rapid feeding
by predatory animals Media feeding
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