hand-feed
transitive verb (hand-fed; -feeding) Date: 1805 to feed (as animals) by hand

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  • hand-feed — /hand feed /, v.t., hand fed, hand feeding. 1. Agric. to feed (animals) with apportioned amounts at regular intervals. Cf. self feed. 2. to feed (an animal or person) by hand: The students hand fed the baby monkeys with an eyedropper. [1795 1805] …   Universalium

  • hand-feed — [hand′fēd΄] vt. hand fed, hand feeding to feed by hand …   English World dictionary

  • hand-feed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to provide and apportion rations to (animals) at regular intervals in quantities sufficient for a single feeding compare self feed * * * /hand feed /, v.t., hand fed, hand feeding. 1. Agric. to feed (animals) with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hand feed — Подача вручную, ручной наклад (листов) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Feed line — The Feed line in a radio transmission, reception or transceiver system is the physical cabling that carries the RF signal to and/or from the antenna. It is also called a transmission line. When operating properly, and under ideal conditions, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Feed-forward — is a term describing a kind of system which reacts to changes in its environment, usually to maintain some desired state of the system. A system which exhibits feed forward behavior responds to a measured disturbance in a pre defined way mdash;… …   Wikipedia

  • Hand — (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bag — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand basket — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bell — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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