Definitions for eatingˈi tɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eat•ingˈi tɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of a person or thing that eats.

  2. food with reference to its quality when eaten:

    This fish is delicious eating.

  3. (adj.)good or fit to eat, esp. raw

    eating apples.

    Ref: (disting. from cooking) 4

  4. (adj.)used in eating:

    eating utensils.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of eating:

1125–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eating, feeding(noun)

    the act of consuming food

Wiktionary

  1. eating(Noun)

    the act of consuming food

  2. eating(Noun)

    food, comestibles

    I remember when we visited Aunt Martha's house, we had some really good eating!

  3. eating(Adjective)

    Suitable to be eaten without being cooked

    Wait! That's not an eating apple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eating

    of Eat

  2. Eating(noun)

    the act of tasking food; the act of consuming or corroding

  3. Eating(noun)

    something fit to be eaten; food; as, a peach is good eating

Freebase

  1. Eating

    Eating is the ingestion of food to provide for all organisms their nutritional or medicinal needs, particularly for energy and growth. Animals and other heterotrophs must eat in order to survive: carnivores eat other animals, herbivores eat plants, omnivores consume a mixture of both plant and animal matter, and detritivores eat detritus. Fungi digest organic matter outside of their bodies as opposed to animals that digest their food inside their bodies. For humans, eating is an activity of daily living.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Eating

    The consumption of edible substances.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eating' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3568

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eating' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1599

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eating' in Nouns Frequency: #2596

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