Feeding Feed"ing, n. 1. the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process of fattening. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is eaten; food. [1913 Webster]

3. That which furnishes or affords food, especially for animals; pasture land. [1913 Webster]

{Feeding bottle}. See under {Bottle}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Feeding — (engl. Feederism oder fat fetishism) ist eine Paraphilie, bei der ein so genannter Feeder (dt. ‚Fütterer‘) eine andere Person (Feedee, dt. ‚Gefütterter‘) „anfüttert“, bis sie ein deutliches Übergewicht erreicht hat und deren Figur für ihn sexuell …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • feeding — feeding; non·feeding; …   English syllables

  • Feeding — Feeding. См. Прибыль. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Feeding — Feed Feed (f[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fed} (f[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Feeding}.] [AS. f[=e]dan, fr. f[=o]da food; akin to OS. f[=o]dian, OFries. f[=e]da, f[=o]da, D. voeden, OHG. fuottan, Icel. f[ae][eth]a, Sw. f[ o]da, Dan. f[ o]de. [root]75 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feeding — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Feeding (homonymie). Le feeding est une expression anglaise désignant une pratique consistant à faire manger sa (ou son) partenaire, voire à la forcer à manger (on parle alors de forced feeding), afin de la faire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • feeding — noun a) The activity of feeding an animal. Feeding the seals is one of the zookeepers most visible chores. b) An instance of feeding of an animal. There are three feedings a day …   Wiktionary

  • feeding — noun 1. the act of consuming food (Freq. 9) • Syn: ↑eating • Derivationally related forms: ↑feed, ↑eat (for: ↑eating) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • feeding — noun Feeding is used before these nouns: ↑bottle, ↑frenzy, ↑ground, ↑habit, ↑trough, ↑tube Feeding is used after these nouns: ↑bottle …   Collocations dictionary

  • feeding — feed|ing [ fidıŋ ] noun count AMERICAN an occasion when you give milk to a baby: give someone a feeding: I ll give him another feeding just before we leave …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • feeding — n. breast; communal; forced; intravenous feeding * * * [ fiːdɪŋ] communal forced intravenous breast …   Combinatory dictionary

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