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Definition of Feeder

Feeder
Feeder Feed"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, gives food or supplies nourishment; steward. A couple of friends, his chaplain and feeder. --Goldsmith. 2. One who furnishes incentives; an encourager. ``The feeder of my riots.' --Shak. 3. One who eats or feeds; specifically, an animal to be fed or fattened. With eager feeding, food doth choke the feeder. --Shak. 4. One who fattens cattle for slaughter. 5. A stream that flows into another body of water; a tributary; specifically (Hydraulic Engin.), a water course which supplies a canal or reservoir by gravitation or natural flow. 6. A branch railroad, stage line, or the like; a side line which increases the business of the main line. 7. (Mining) (a) A small lateral lode falling into the main lode or mineral vein. --Ure. (b) A strong discharge of gas from a fissure; a blower. --Raymond. 8. (Mach.) An auxiliary part of a machine which supplies or leads along the material operated upon. 9. (Steam Engine) A device for supplying steam boilers with water as needed.

Meaning of Feeder from wikipedia

- Feeder may refer to: Feeder (livestock equipment) Feeder (b****eeping), any of several devices used in apiculture to supplement or replace natural food...
- Feeder vessels or feeder ships are medium-size freight ships. In general, a feeder designates a seagoing vessel with an average capacity of 300 to 1000 twenty-foot...
- bird table, or tray feeder are devices placed outdoors to supply bird food to birds (bird feeding). The success of a bird feeder in attracting birds depends...
- Filter feeders are a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by p****ing...
- A bottom feeder is an aquatic animal that feeds on or near the bottom of a body of water. Biologists often use the terms benthos—particularly for invertebrates...
- Feeder are a British rock band formed in Newport in 1994. They have released 11 studio albums, 12 compilations, four EPs and 43 singles, spending a combined...
- Fluid feeders are organisms that feed on the fluid of other organisms. It can refer to: Hematophagy, feeding on blood Nectarivore, feeding on nectar Plant...
- A vibratory feeder is an instrument that uses vibration to "feed" material to a process or machine. Vibratory feeders use both vibration and gravity to...
- In the United States, feeder judges are prominent judges in the American federal judiciary whose law clerks are frequently selected to become law clerks...
- A feeder link is – according to Article 1.115 of the International Telecommunication Union´s (ITU) ITU Radio Regulations (RR) – defined as: A radio link...