What does grazing mean?

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ˈgreɪ zɪŋgraz·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graze, grazing(noun)

    the act of grazing

  2. grazing, shaving, skimming(noun)

    the act of brushing against while passing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grazing

    of Graze

  2. Grazing(noun)

    the act of one who, or that which, grazes

  3. Grazing(noun)

    a pasture; growing grass

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  1. Grazing

    Grazing generally describes a type of feeding, in which a herbivore feeds on plants, and also on other multicellular autotrophs. Grazing differs from true predation because the organism being eaten from is not generally killed, and it differs from parasitism as the two organisms do not live together, nor is the grazer necessarily so limited in what it can eat. Many small selective herbivores follow larger grazers, who skim off the highest, tough growth of plants, exposing tender shoots. For terrestrial animals, grazing is normally distinguished from browsing in that grazing is eating grass or forbs, and browsing is eating woody twigs and leaves from trees and shrubs. Grazing is important in agriculture, in which domestic livestock are used to convert grass and other forage into meat, milk and other products. The word graze derives from the Old English grasian, "graze", itself related to OE graes, "grass". Water animals that feed for example on algae found on stones are called grazers-scrapers. Grazers-scrapers feed also on microorganism and dead organic matter on various substrates.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grazing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grazing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of grazing in a Sentence

  1. Sheriff Brad Swain:

    There was grazing ability outside the barn. However, they were left to languish within their stalls from what it appears to be.

  2. Derek Donkin:

    Forestry plantations are being felled and cleared and avocados planted, there are also areas that were either bush or some grazing that's been planted to avocados.

  3. Ken Cole:

    The ranchers generate public sympathy for their custom and culture, all the while despoiling the land, wildlife, and water and disregarding the laws that govern the heavily subsidized grazing permits they feel so entitled to.

  4. Fusek Peters:

    This particular male has, for some strange reason, adopted these cows as his herd, and stays with them almost every day - grazing, lying down and acting rather like a cow himself, this type of deer behavior has never been observed or captured before, and really is a Shropshire wonder.

  5. White House:

    The Hammonds are multi-generation cattle ranchers in Oregon imprisoned in connection with a fire that leaked onto a small portion of neighboring public grazing land, the evidence at trial regarding the Hammonds ’ responsibility for the fire was conflicting, and the jury acquitted them on most of the charges.

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