Diet


Diet

Diet, in relation to food, might mean:

  • Diet (nutrition), the sum of the food consumed by an organism or group
  • Dieting, the deliberate selection of food to control body weight or nutrient intake
  • Diet food, foods that aid in dieting
  • Cuisine, the diet of a particular culture

Diet may also mean:

  • Diet (assembly), formal deliberative assembly
    • The Imperial Diet (German Reichstag): the imperial assembly of the princes of the Holy Roman Empire until 1806
    • The Diet of the Empire: (German: Reichstag) legislative assembly of the German Empire 1871–1917
    • The Federal Diet: (literally for German: Deutscher Bundestag) federal parliament of Germany
    • State Diet: (literally for German: Landtag) state parliament of most of the German federated states
    • Diet of Finland: the legislative assembly of the Grand Duchy of Finland from 1809 to 1906
    • Diet of Hungary: the legislative assembly of the Kingdom of Hungary from 15th century to 1946
    • Diet of Japan: Japan's legislature
  • "Diet", an episode of the Adult Swim animated television series, Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  • Dietsch (disambiguation): distinguishes the southern dialects in the Middle Dutch language
  • DIET: an open-source middleware for high-performance computing, created in 2000 and currently developed by INRIA, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS, Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, and the SysFera company.

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  • Diet — Di et, n. [F. di[ e]te, L. diaeta, fr. Gr. ? manner of living.] 1. Course of living or nourishment; what is eaten and drunk habitually; food; victuals; fare. No inconvenient diet. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A course of food selected with reference …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diet — Di et, v. i. 1. To eat; to take one s meals. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let him . . . diet in such places, where there is good company of the nation, where he traveleth. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To eat according to prescribed rules; to ear sparingly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • diet — Ⅰ. diet [1] ► NOUN 1) the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. 2) a restricted regime of eating, followed in order to lose weight or for medical reasons. 3) (before another noun ) (of food or drink) with reduced fat… …   English terms dictionary

  • diet — diet1 [dī′ət] n. [ME diete < OFr < ML dieta, diet, daily food allowance (meaning infl. by DIET2) < L diaeta < Gr diaita, way of life, regimen < dia , through + root of aisa, fate < IE * aito , share < base * ai , to give,… …   English World dictionary

  • Diet — Di et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dieted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dieting}.] 1. To cause to take food; to feed. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of. [1913 Webster] She… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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