What does feeding mean?

Definitions for feeding
feed·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eating, feeding(noun)

    the act of consuming food

  2. feeding, alimentation(noun)

    the act of supplying food and nourishment

Wiktionary

  1. feeding(Noun)

    The activity of feeding an animal.

    Feeding the seals is one of the zookeeper's most visible chores.

  2. feeding(Noun)

    An instance of feeding of an animal.

    There are three feedings a day.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feeding

    of Feed

  2. Feeding(noun)

    the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process of fattening

  3. Feeding(noun)

    that which is eaten; food

  4. Feeding(noun)

    that which furnishes or affords food, especially for animals; pasture land

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'feeding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4386

How to pronounce feeding?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say feeding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of feeding in a Sentence

  1. E. M. Forster:

    Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.

  2. Andrew Miller:

    To meet the huge challenge of feeding a burgeoning global population, using fewer resources, as our climate becomes increasingly unstable, we will need to use all of the tools at our disposal, be they social, political, economic or technological, regulatory reform is no longer merely an option, it is a necessity.

  3. Cesar Victora:

    Breast-feeding is one of the few health and nutrition indicators for which poor countries are closer to international recommendations than rich ones.

  4. Michael Padilla:

    We’re one of the wealthiest nations in the world and we’re not feeding our children lunch, ... That’s unacceptable.

  5. Joao Paulo Krajewski:

    This is because Dindim stays in Ilha Grande (where Proveta Beach is located) at the same time all other Magellanic penguins are breeding in Patagonia and other islands down South, when these penguins finish breeding and moulting, they migrate and spend months feeding in the sea.

Images & Illustrations of feeding

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