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Meaning of FEEDING

Pronunciation:  'feeding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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}.

 

 

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