HyperDic: intake

English > 3 senses of the word intake:
NOUNactintake, consumption, ingestion, uptakethe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
artifactintake, inletan opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
actintake, inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing inthe act of inhaling
intake > pronunciation
Soundsih'ntey.k
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English > intake: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).
Synonymsconsumption, ingestion, uptake
Narrowerdrinking, imbibing, imbibitionThe act of consuming liquids / liquids
eating, feedingThe act of consuming food
sucking, suck, suctionThe act of sucking / sucking
swallow, drink, deglutitionThe act of swallowing
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishconsumo, ingesta, ingestión
Catalanconsum, ingesta, ingestió
English > intake: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container.
Synonyminlet
Narrowerair hornair intake of a carburetor
siamese, siamese connectionAn inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
Spanishtoma
Catalanpresa
English > intake: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing.
Synonymsinhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing in
Part ofbreathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Narrowergasp, pantA short labored / labored intake of breath with the mouth open
puff, drag, pullA slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
BroaderbreathThe process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
Spanishaspiración, inhalación, inspiración
Catalanaspiració, inhalació, inspiració

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