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intake Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  2. noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.
  3. noun the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    aspiration; breathing in; inhalation; inspiration.
WordNet

In"take` noun
Definitions
  1. The place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; -- opposed to outlet.
  2. the beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or cylinder.
  3. The quantity taken in; as, the intake of air.

Webster 1913


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