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Meanings and phrases

feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. food for domestic livestock; provender

feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. provide as food
  2. give food to; give
  3. feed into; supply
  4. introduce continuously; feed in
  5. support or promote
  6. take in food; used of animals only; eat
  7. serve as food for; be the food for
  8. gratify; feast
  9. provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; fertilize; fertilise
  10. profit from in an exploitatory manner; prey
  11. move along, of liquids; run; flow; course

bird feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. food given to birds; usually mixed seeds; bird food; birdseed

chicken feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. dry mash for poultry; scratch
  2. an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant; methamphetamine; methamphetamine hydrochloride; Methedrine; meth; deoxyephedrine; chalk; crank; glass; ice; shabu; trash

corn gluten feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a feed consisting primarily of corn gluten

creep feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. feed given to young animals isolated in a creep

drip feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time

feed back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. submit (information) again to a program or automatic system; resubmit
  2. respond to a query or outcome

feed bunk

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long trough for feeding cattle; bunk

feed grain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. grain grown for cattle feed

feed in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. introduce continuously; feed

feed on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be sustained by; feed upon

feed upon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be sustained by; feed on
E.g.
  • Larvae and adults of the species tear open their prey and feed upon them.
  • Skeptical, Zoë allows Simon to feed upon her in a controlled manner to prove his claims.
  • They then drag the drowning sailors into the depths and feed upon their flesh at leisure.

force feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings; lubricating system; force-feed lubricating system; pressure-feed lubricating system; pressure feed

line feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed on the next line

paper feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device for inserting sheets of paper into a printer or typewriter

pressure feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings; lubricating system; force-feed lubricating system; force feed; pressure-feed lubricating system

larvae feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The larvae feed on lichens growing on tree trunks.

animal feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The source was found to be kaolin added to animal feed.
  • The byproduct of manufacturing was used for animal feed.
  • It has also been found in animal feed.

feed on various

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The larvae feed on various shrubs and deciduous trees.
  • The larvae feed on various low growing plants.
  • The larvae feed on various deciduous trees and shrubs.

not feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Indigenous snails do not feed on bryozoans.
  • They do not feed during this time.
  • The larvae are associated with ants and will not feed in captivity.

feed primarily

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Adults feed primarily on sedges, grasses and moss.
  • Ruddy quail-doves feed primarily on the ground.
  • The adults feed primarily on flower nectar.

probably feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The larvae probably feed on lichens among ants.
  • The larvae probably feed on tree lichens.
  • The larvae probably feed on lichens.

known to feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Caterpillars are known to feed on "Acacia" species.
  • The caterpillar is known to feed on "Ficus racemosa".
  • The caterpillar is known to feed on "Bambusa" species.

used to feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In other cases, water pumped from mines was used to feed the canal.
  • The breast is an apocrine gland that produces the milk used to feed an infant.
  • Rifle ammunition was used to feed the Lewis guns that engaged frequent German attacks.
E.g.
  • The larvae probably feed on lichens among ants.
  • The larvae probably feed on tree lichens.
  • The larvae probably feed on lichens.

feed on insects

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Young gharials feed on insects, tadpoles, small fish and frogs.
  • Wild individuals feed on insects, plant matter, small fish, fish scales and crustaceans.
  • White-eared honeyeaters are often considered nectivores but feed on insects just as much.

feed mainly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are herbivorous, and feed mainly on monocots.
  • The caterpillars feed mainly on bracket fungi.
  • Raitt's sand eels feed mainly on zooplankton.

feed off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • that feed off the sweet exudates from the larva.
  • They also feed off the fear and blood of others.
  • "C. adjunctus" feed off of many insectivorous bat species.

live feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Al-Manar provides a live feed of its programming on the Internet through its website.
  • Its live feed from Manila is the first showbiz oriented FM station in the Philippines that time.
  • On November 14, 2008, "NBC Nightly News" broadcast a live feed of the camera to its national TV audience.

feed on small

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are predators that feed on small invertebrates.
  • Both adults and larva feed on small gastropods.
  • These fishes mainly feed on small fishes and crustaceans.

mainly feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They mainly feed on nectar of "Angelica sylvestris".
  • As an adult, the wasps mainly feed on nectar.
  • These fishes mainly feed on small fishes and crustaceans.

species to feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This water temperature provides an ideal habitat for exotic species to feed on juvenile salmon in the spring.
  • Different lengths of legs and bills enable multiple species to feed in the same habitat, particularly on the coast, without direct competition for food.
  • Variation in length of legs and bills enables multiple species to feed in the same habitat, particularly on the coast, without direct competition for food.

video feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ET) and began providing a video feed to Washington.
  • The church then began to use a video feed to show sermons to an off-site location.
  • It has no rear window, and instead displays a video feed on a large LCD monitor installed in the back of the car's interior.

species feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most Quinaria group species feed largely on mushrooms.
  • More than 20 species feed on weakened, dying, or dead spruce, fir, and hemlock.
  • Many bird species feed on gypsy moth larvae, but they are not a major food source for any common bird species.

national feed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The national feed was once again the same feed as the New York market feed.
  • CBC broadcasts continue to be received in the city via the network's national feed.
  • Tres broadcasts on an Eastern Time schedule with one national feed for all providers.

feed themselves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At first they grew food to feed themselves.
  • They farmed crops to feed themselves.
  • Some are predators or pollinators, whether to feed themselves or to provision their nests.
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