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  • 1 DIET — logo Developer(s) INRIA, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, SysFera, CNRS, Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 Diet — Di et, n. [F. di[ e]te, LL. dieta, diaeta, an assembly, a day s journey; the same word as diet course of living, but with the sense changed by L. dies day: cf. G. tag day, and {Reichstag}.] A legislative or administrative assembly in Germany,… …

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  • 4 Diet to go — Type Privately held company Industry Health, Nutrition Founded 1991 Headquarters Lorton, VA, United States Key people Hilton Davis, Founder/CEO …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 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;… …

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  • 7 diet — [n1] abstinence from food dietary, fast, nutritional therapy, regime, regimen, restriction, starvation, weight reduction plan; concept 660 Ant. indulgence diet [n2] daily intake of food aliment, bite, comestibles, commons, daily bread, edibles,… …

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  • 8 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… …

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  • 9 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,… …

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 diet — index session Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 Diet — Nom surtout porté en Lozère, rencontré aussi en Charente Maritime et en Loire Atantique. C est une forme contractée du prénom Déodat (latin Deodatus = donné à Dieu). Rencontré aussi parfois dans l Est, c est un hypocoristique de Dieter (voir ce… …

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  • 13 diet — diet1 dieter, n. /duy it/, n., v., dieted, dieting, adj. n. 1. food and drink considered in terms of its qualities, composition, and its effects on health: Milk is a wholesome article of diet. 2. a particular selection of food, esp. as designed… …

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  • 14 diet — noun 1 food sb/sth usually eats ADJECTIVE ▪ good, healthful (AmE), healthy, nutritious, sensible ▪ balanced, varied, well balanced …

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  • 15 diet — di|et1 W2S3 [ˈdaıət] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: diete, from Greek diaita way of living, food to be eaten ] 1.) [U and C] the kind of food that a person or animal eats each day balanced/healthy/poor etc diet ▪ It is important to… …

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  • 16 diet — [[t]da͟ɪ͟ət[/t]] ♦♦ diets, dieting, dieted 1) N VAR Your diet is the type and range of food that you regularly eat. It s never too late to improve your diet. ...a healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables... Poor diet and excess smoking will… …

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  • 17 diet — I UK [ˈdaɪət] / US noun Word forms diet : singular diet plural diets *** 1) [countable/uncountable] the food that a person or animal usually eats Poor diet can affect the unborn baby. Try to eat a balanced diet. diet of: The bird has a diet of… …

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  • 18 diet — Synonyms and related words: British Cabinet, Sanhedrin, US Cabinet, abstain, acid ash diet, advisory body, aliment, allergy diet, assemblee, assembly, assignation, association, at home, ball, bench, bicameral legislature, bland diet, board, board …

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  • 19 diet — 01. She is on a low fat [diet] to reduce her risk of heart disease. 02. She spoke to a [dietician] who gave her advice about the best way to lose weight, and keep it off. 03. He has been on a [diet] for about a month, and has already lost 5… …

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  • 20 diet — di|et1 [ daıət ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the food that a person or animal usually eats: Poor diet can affect the unborn baby. Try to eat a balanced diet. diet of: The bird has a diet of nuts and berries. a ) count a limited amount of food… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English