Definition of Meal. Meaning of Meal. Synonyms of Meal

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Definition of Meal

Meal
Meal Meal (m[=e]l), n. [OE. mele, AS. m[=ae]l part, portion, portion of time; akin to E. meal a repast. Cf. Piecemeal.] A part; a fragment; a portion. [Obs.]
Meal
Meal Meal, n. [OE. mel; akin to E. meal a part, and to D. maal time, meal, G. mal time, mahl meal, Icel. m[=a]l measure, time, meal, Goth. m[=e]l time, and to E. measure. See Measure.] The portion of food taken at a particular time for the satisfaction of appetite; the quantity usually taken at one time with the purpose of satisfying hunger; a repast; the act or time of eating a meal; as, the traveler has not eaten a good meal for a week; there was silence during the meal. What strange fish Hath made his meal on thee ? --Shak.
Meal
Meal Meal, n. [OE. mele, AS. melu, melo; akin to D. meel, G. mehl, OHG. melo, Icel. mj["o]l, SW. mj["o]l, Dan. meel, also to D. malen to grind, G. mahlen, OHG., OS., & Goth. malan, Icel. mala, W. malu, L. molere, Gr. my`lh mill, and E. mill. [root]108. Cf. Mill, Mold soil, Mole an animal, Immolate, Molar.] 1. Grain (esp. maize, rye, or oats) that is coarsely ground and unbolted; also, a kind of flour made from beans, pease, etc.; sometimes, any flour, esp. if coarse. 2. Any substance that is coarsely pulverized like meal, but not granulated. Meal beetle (Zo["o]l.), the adult of the meal worm. See Meal worm, below. Meal moth (Zo["o]l.), a lepidopterous insect (Asopia farinalis), the larv[ae] of which feed upon meal, flour, etc. Meal worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a beetle (Tenebrio molitor) which infests granaries, bakehouses, etc., and is very injurious to flour and meal.
Meal
Meal Meal, v. t. 1. To sprinkle with, or as with, meal. --Shak. 2. To pulverize; as, mealed powder.

Meaning of Meal from wikipedia

- A meal is an eating occasion that takes place at a certain time and includes prepared food. The names used for specific meals in English vary greatly...
- The Meal, Ready-to-Eat – commonly known as the MRE – is a self-contained, individual field ration in lightweight packaging bought by the U.S. Department...
- A condemned prisoner's last meal is a customary ritual preceding execution. Various countries have various traditions in this regard. A "little gl**** of...
- Meal preparation, sometimes called "meal prep," is the process of planning and preparing meals. Sometimes meal preparation involves preparing meals ahead...
- The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India designed to better the nutritional standing of school-age children nationwide...
- Cornmeal is a meal (co**** flour) ground from dried maize (corn). It is a common staple food, and is ground to fine, medium, and co**** consistencies,...
- the drink) has long been used as an umbrella term for several different meals. Isabella Beeton, whose books on home economics were widely read in the...
- for luncheon, is a meal eaten around midday. During the 20th century, the meaning gradually narrowed to a small or mid-sized meal eaten midday. Lunch...
- Roman Meal Company was an American bread company with headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota. Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1912, the company focused...
- meal or full-course dinner is a meal of multiple courses, almost invariably eaten in the evening or afternoon. Most Western-world multicourse meals follow...
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