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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
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2012. "Pediatric Feeding
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- of total feed
the direct beneficial effects
omega-3 fatty acids remain
uncertain, the preventative effect
- supplementation. The state
fed by a feeding
tube is called
gavage, enteral feeding
or tube feeding
may be temporary
for the treatment...
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- Foliar feeding
is a technique
of feeding plants
by applying liquid fertilizer directly
are able to absorb essential elements
is the practice
or other animal against their
will. The term "gavage" ( /ɡəˈvɑːʒ/) refers
to the supplying
of a nutritional...
- Filter feeders
are a sub-group of suspension feeding animals
by straining suspended matter
and food particles
from water, typically
is a term used to refer
to two separate miracles
of Jesus reported
in the Gospels. The first
of the 5,000", is...
(stylized as feedly
) is a news aggregator application
and mobile devices running
iOS and Android, also available
as a cloud-based...
- Raw feeding
is the practice
domestic dogs, cats and other animals
a diet consisting primarily of uncooked meat, edible
bones, and organs. The...
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