HyperDic: alimentation

English > 2 senses of the word alimentation:
NOUNfoodalimentation, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, victualsa source of materials to nourish the body
actalimentation, feedingthe act of supplying food and nourishment
English > alimentation: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA source of materials to nourish the body.
Synonymsnutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, victuals
NarrowercoursePart of a meal served at one time
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
dishA particular item of prepared food
fast foodinexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
finger foodFood to be eaten with the fingers
ingestaSolid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
kosherFood that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
meal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
messSoft semiliquid food
milkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
minceFood chopped into small bits
pureeFood prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
stodgeHeavy and filling (and usually starchy) food
vitaminAny of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
wheat germembryo of the wheat kernel
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishalimentación, alimento, comida, nutrición, nutriente, nutrientes, nutrimento, sustento
Catalanaliment, menjar, nutrient, sustent
Verbsalimentgive nourishment to
English > alimentation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of supplying food and nourishment.
Synonymfeeding
Narrowerforced feeding, gavagefeeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat
infant feedingfeeding an infant
intravenous feeding, IVAdministration of nutrients through a vein
overfeedingexcessive feeding
spoonfeedingfeeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon
suckling, lactationfeeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
total parenteral nutrition, TPN, hyperalimentationAdministration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava
Broaderprovision, supply, supplyingThe activity of supplying or providing something
Spanishalimentación, nutrición
Catalanalimentació, nodriment, nutrició
Adjectivesalimentativerelated to the supply of aliment
Verbsalimentgive nourishment to

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