Meaning of FEEDING in English



( -s )

Etymology: Middle English feding, from Old English fēding, from fēdan to feed + -ing


a. : the act or process of one that feeds or the act or process of being fed

all fruit purchased will be used to assist in relief feeding in foreign countries — Collier's Year Book

the jamming of the mechanism stopped the feeding of the coke into the furnace

b. : an instance of feeding especially something more or less incapable of providing its own food or of feeding itself

give your lawn a late fall feeding of fertilizer

gave the baby eight ounces of milk at each feeding

2. : land used for grazing

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