Definition of Cibation

1. n. The act of taking food.



Definition of Cibation

1. Noun. (obsolete) The act of taking food. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete alchemy) The operation of feeding the contents of the crucible with fresh material. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cibation

1. a process used by alchemists [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cibation

chætognath
chætognaths
chætophorous
chèvre
chétif
ci-devant
ciabatta
ciabattas
ciabatte
cialit
cianciulliite
ciao
ciao for now
ciaos
cibarious
cibation (current term)
cibations
cibol
cibols
cibophobia
ciboria
ciborium
ciboriums
ciboule
ciboules
cicada
cicada killer
cicadae
cicadas
cicadellid

Literary usage of Cibation

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1. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"... with horizontal pendulums, comparable results can be obtained only when the pendulums are similar, have the same time of «ciBation. and when, moreover, ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Because o' your fermentation and cibation ?** SUB. Not I, by heaven DOL. Your Sol and Luna help me. [To FACE.] SUB. Would I were hang'd then! ..."

3. The Best Elizabethan Plays by Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, William Shakespeare, John Webster (1890)
"1 The sixth and seventh processes; cibation was the feeding of the matter in preparation with fresh substances; also, supplying what had been wasted by ..."

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