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Definition of feeding

Feed 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. 20. 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. --Shak. 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. Cornwall. 5. To graze; to cause to be cropped by feeding, as herbage by cattle; as, if grain is too forward in autumn, feed it with sheep. Once in three years feed your mowing lands. --Mortimer. 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. 7. (Mach.) (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).
Feeding Feed"ing, n. 1. the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process of fattening. 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

- supplementation. the state of being fed by a feeding tube is called gavage, enteral feeding or tube feeding. placement may be temporary for the treatment
- here. for the medical procedure in general, see feeding tube. force-feeding is the practice of feeding a human or other animal against their will. the
- abbreviation or acronym, see eat (disambiguation). 'feeding' redirects here. for other uses, see feeding (disambiguation). eating (also known as consuming)
- 'the feeding of the 5000' redirects here. for the album by cr****, see the feeding of the 5000 (album). feeding the multitude is a term used to refer
- bird feeding is the activity of feeding wild birds, often by means of a bird feeder. james fisher wrote that the first person recorded as feeding wild
- and are used to supplement the balanced ration. cattle feeding g. f. heuser (1955). feeding poultry. norton cr**** press. pp. 527–626. isbn 978-0-9721-7702-3
- feeding time may refer to: feeding time (video game), 2014 'feeding time', a short story in notions: unlimited 'feeding time', an episode of tom and jerry
- feeding frenzy may refer to: feeding frenzy, rapid feeding by predatory animals media feeding frenzy, intense journalistic attention feeding frenzy
- feeding hills is a subsection of the city of the town of agawam with its own zip code (01030) and post office. line street in agawam is generally accepted