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feed·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eating, feedingnoun

    the act of consuming food

  2. feeding, alimentationnoun

    the act of supplying food and nourishment

Wiktionary

  1. feedingnoun

    The activity of feeding an animal.

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

  2. feedingnoun

    An instance of feeding of an animal.

    There are three feedings a day.

Wikipedia

  1. feeding

    Eating (also known as consuming) is the ingestion of food, typically to provide a heterotrophic organism with energy and to allow for 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 their bodies as opposed to animals that digest their food inside their bodies. For humans, eating is an activity of daily living. Some individuals may limit their amount of nutritional intake. This may be a result of a lifestyle choice, due to hunger or famine, as part of a diet or as religious fasting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feeding

    of Feed

  2. Feedingnoun

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

  3. Feedingnoun

    that which is eaten; food

  4. Feedingnoun

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

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

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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. Jennifer Shu:

    The mental health component might make parents a little more understanding rather than force-feeding your kids.

  2. Margaret Kudzma:

    They helped me hand out flyers, hang posters, and search neighbors‘ yards. We set up feeding stations and night vision cameras in areas where sightings were reported.

  3. Michael Griffiths:

    Like great whites today, they likely fed on large fish. The smaller sized great whites likely did not require as much food as megalodon did, so they would have had the competitive advantage if they were feeding on similar prey items.

  4. Deb Martinez:

    They're worried about their rent. They're worried about their housing and the mortgage. They're worried about their children, i have never seen this. I don't think most of Feeding America has seen this.

  5. Michael Daniel:

    Its primary utility would be in developing potential targets for approach by intelligence operatives or feeding artificial intelligence [and] machine learning tools.

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