feeding has definitions from the fields of biology,food
[ noun ] (biology,food) the act of consuming food



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(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

In_addition to the rich soil they benefit by feedings of manure water every_other week , diluted to the color of weak tea .

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

A system had_to be used which did not depend_upon the feeding of the fluid into the manometer if measurements of the normal pressure were to be made in a reasonable time .

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

If we manage to keep track of a Bombus queen after she has left her feeding place , we may discover the snug little hideout which she has fixed_up for herself when she woke_up from her winter sleep .

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

In a conditioning experiment , he demonstrated the antagonism between feeding and pain .

A mild electrical_shock served as a conditioned_stimulus and was followed by feeding .

[ noun ] (food) the act of supplying food and nourishment

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(Successful Farming, 59:12...)

For the prevention or treatment of the early stages of shipping_fever complex , increase feeding level to 0.5 to 2 grams per head per day .

Greatest benefits have been associated with feeding low moisture corn in beef feeding programs .

There are three principal feed_bunk types for dairy and beef_cattle : ( 1 ) Fence-line bunks - cattle eat from one side while feed is put_in from the opposite side of the fence by self unloading wagons ; ( 2 ) Mechanized bunks - they sit within the feed_lot , are filled by a mechanical conveyor above feeding surface ; ( 3 ) Special bunks - as discussed here , they permit cattle to eat from all sides .

All-weather roads must be provided next to the feeding floor so access will be possible all year .

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Can staggered lunch periods relieve the capacity strain on your feeding facilities ?