feed n : food for domestic livestock [syn: provender]
1 provide as food; "Feed the guests the nuts"
2 give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat" [syn: give] [ant: starve]
3 feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"
4 introduce continuously; "feed carrots into a food processor" [syn: feed in]
5 support or promote; "His admiration fed her vanity"
6 take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?" [syn: eat]
7 serve as food for; be the food for; "This dish feeds six"
8 move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi" [syn: run, flow, course]
9 profit from in an exploitatory manner; "He feeds on her insecurity" [syn: prey]
10 gratify; "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view" [syn: feast]
11 provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants" [syn: fertilize, fertilise] [also: fed]
- Rhymes: -iːd
to give food to eat
- Albanian: ushqen
- Basque: elikatu
- Breton: beva, maga
- Catalan: alimentar
- Chinese: 餵
- Croatian: hraniti
- Czech: krmit
- Danish: fodre
- Dutch: voeden, voeren
- Esperanto: manĝigi
- Finnish: syöttää, ruokkia
- French: nourrir, alimenter
- German: füttern, nähren
- Hungarian: etet, táplál
- Indonesian: memberi makan
- Italian: nutrire, alimentare
- Japanese: 食べさせる (たべさせる, tabesaseru)
- Lao: (kyya)
- Norwegian: mate
- Polish: karmić
- Portuguese: alimentar
- Russian: кормить
- Spanish: alimentar
- Swedish: mata, nära, föda
- Food given to
(especially herbivorous) animals.
- They sell feed, riding helmets, and everything else for horses.
- Something supplied continuously; as, a satellite feed.
- A gathering to eat, especially in quantity
- They held a crab feed on the beach.
- Encapsulated online content that you can subscribe to with a feed reader. Used often for reading blog and news updates.
food given to (especially herbivorous) animals
- German: Futter
something supplied continuously; as, a satellite feed
- German: Einspeisung
a gathering to eat, especially in quantity
- German: Futtern, Fütterung
encapsulated online content that you can subscribe to with a feed reader
- ttbc Danish: foder (1); forsyning (2); gilde (3)
- ttbc Dutch: voer n (1), voeder n (1), aanvoer m (2), festijn n (3)
Feed may refer to:
- To supply a signal to the input of a system, subsystem, equipment, or electronic component, such as a transmission line or antenna
- A coupling device between an antenna and its transmission line that may consist of a distribution network or a primary radiator
- A transmission facility between (a) the point of origin of a signal, such as is generated in a radio or television studio, and (b) the head-end of a distribution facility, such as an individual station in a broadcasting network
- Data feed
- Feed horn
- Horn (telecommunications)
- In metalworking, feed describes the rate at which a tool advances into the workpiece. The term speeds and feeds combines two important conditions that affect cutting tool life and metal removal rates.
FEED may refer to:
- FEED (Foundation for European Economic Development)
- FEED (Front End Engineering Design)
feed in German: Feed
feed in French: Feed
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