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Meaning of FEEDING

Pronunciation:  'feeding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of consuming food
  2. [n]  the act of supplying food and nourishment

FEEDING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: alimentation, eating
 See Also: banqueting, bite, browse, browsing, chew, chewing, chomp, consumption, coprophagia, coprophagy, degustation, dining, engorgement, feasting, forced feeding, gavage, geophagia, geophagy, graze, grazing, hyperalimentation, infant feeding, ingestion, intake, intravenous feeding, IV, lactation, lunching, manduction, mastication, necrophagia, necrophagy, omophagia, overfeeding, pica, provision, relishing, repletion, savoring, savouring, scatophagy, spoonfeeding, suckling, supping, supply, supplying, surfeit, tasting, total parenteral nutrition, TPN, uptake



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Feed"ing\, n.
1. the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process
   of fattening.

2. That which is eaten; food.

3. That which furnishes or affords food, especially for
   animals; pasture land.

{Feeding bottle}. See under {Bottle}.