Meaning of FEEDER in English

n.1 a person or thing that feeds.

2 a person who eats in a specified manner.

3 a child's feeding-bottle.

4 Brit. a bib for an infant.

5 a tributary stream.

6 a branch road, railway line, etc., linking outlying districts with a main communication system.

7 Electr. a main carrying electricity to a distribution point.

8 a hopper or feeding apparatus in a machine.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.