Definition of Feeding

1. Noun. The act of consuming food.

2. Noun. The act of supplying food and nourishment.

Definition of Feeding

1. n. the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process of fattening.

Definition of Feeding

1. Verb. (present participle of feed) ¹

2. Noun. The activity of feeding an animal. ¹

3. Noun. An instance of feeding of an animal. ¹

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Definition of Feeding

1. feed [v] - See also: feed

Medical Definition of Feeding

1. Giving food or nourishment. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feeding

feedforward control
feeding (current term)
feeding and eating disorders of childhood
feeding behaviour
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feeding bottles
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feeding chair
feeding frenzies
feeding frenzy
feeding methods
feeding out of
feeding time
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Literary usage of Feeding

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"The feeding cylinder I, mounted upon the movable timbers HH, ... Infringement is alleged of only the first claim, namely, "The feeding cylinder I, ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1910)
"The natural feeding stuffs and many of their by-products arc complete foods. ... The natural feeding stuffs, as well as the commercial by-products, ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"Be it enacted by the general assembly of the state of Indiana, that before any concentrated commercial feeding stuff is sold, offered or exposed for sale in ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1890)
"Weight of infant before feeding, 13 pounds 51 ounces; after, ... Weight of child before feeding, 9 pounds 101 ounces; after, 9 pounds 14 ounces. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The Caloric Value of Modified Milk in its Relation to Infant feeding.— LADD (Archives of Pediatrics, 1908, xxv, 178) carefully fed 20 infants upon accurate ..."

6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"Five days later a flock of seven (out of which I obtained a fine male) visited my garden, feeding on the seeds of some crab apples still remaining on one of ..."

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