Meaning of FEEDER in English

[feed.er] n (14c) 1: one that feeds: as a: one that fattens livestock for slaughter b: a device or apparatus for supplying food

2: one that eats or takes nourishment; esp: an animal being fattened or one suitable for fattening 3 a: one that supplies, replenishes, or connects b: tributary c: a heavy wire conductor supplying electricity at some point of an electric distribution system (as from a substation) d: branch; esp: a branch transportation line e: feeder road

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