Meaning of MEAL in English
( n. )
The portion of food taken at a particular time for the satisfaction of appetite; the quantity usually taken at one time with the purpose of satisfying hunger; a repast; the act or time of eating a meal; as, the traveler has not eaten a good meal for a week; there was silence during the meal.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012