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belt-fed

  • adjective satellite using belted ammunition
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bottle-fed

  • adjective (of an infant) given milk from a bottle
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bottom-feeding

  • adjective of or relating to fish and marine life that feed on the bottom of a body of water
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breast feeding

  • noun nourishing at the breast
    nursing.
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breast-fed

  • adjective (of an infant) fed milk from the mother's breast
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corn-fed

  • adjective satellite fed on corn
    • corn-fed livestock
  • adjective satellite strong and healthy but not sophisticated
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demand feeding

  • noun feeding a baby or animal whenever it shows a need
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fed up

  • adjective satellite having a strong distaste from surfeit
    sick of; tired of; sick; disgusted.
    • grew more and more disgusted
    • fed up with their complaints
    • sick of it all
    • sick to death of flattery
    • gossip that makes one sick
    • tired of the noise and smoke
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Feed bag

  • a nose bag containing feed for a horse or mule.
Webster 1913

Feed cloth

  • an apron for leading cotton, wool, or other fiber, into a machine, as for carding, etc.
Webster 1913

Feed door

  • a door to a furnace, by which to supply coal.
Webster 1913

Feed head

  • . (a) A cistern for feeding water by gravity to a steam boiler. (b) (Founding) An excess of metal above a mold, which serves to render the casting more compact by its pressure; also called a riser, deadhead, or simply feed or head Knight.
Webster 1913

Feed heater

  • . (a) (Steam Engine) A vessel in which the feed water for the boiler is heated, usually by exhaust steam. (b) A boiler or kettle in which is heated food for stock.
Webster 1913

Feed motion, ∨ Feed gear

  • (Mach.), the train of mechanism that gives motion to the part that directly produces the feed in a machine.
Webster 1913

Feed pipe

  • a pipe for supplying the boiler of a steam engine, etc., with water.
Webster 1913

Feed pump

  • a force pump for supplying water to a steam boiler, etc.
Webster 1913

Feed regulator

  • a device for graduating the operation of a feeder. Knight.
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Feed screw

  • in lathes, a long screw employed to impart a regular motion to a tool rest or tool, or to the work.
Webster 1913

Feed water

  • water supplied to a steam boiler, etc.
Webster 1913

Feed wheel

  • (Mach.), a kind of feeder. See Feeder, n., 8.
Webster 1913

feeding bottle

  • noun a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
    nursing bottle; bottle.
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feeding chair

  • noun a chair for feeding a very young child; has four long legs and a footrest and a detachable tray
    highchair.
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forced feeding

  • noun feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat
    gavage.
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high-fed

High"-fed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Pampered; fed luxuriously.
Webster 1913

ill-fed

  • adjective satellite not getting adequate food
    underfed; undernourished.
    • gaunt underfed children
    • badly undernourished
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infant feeding

  • noun feeding an infant
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intravenous feeding

  • noun administration of nutrients through a vein
    IV.
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nasogastric feeding

  • noun feeding consisting of delivering liquid nutrients through a tube passing through the nose and into the stomach
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rump-fed

Rump"-fed adjective
Definitions
  1. A Shakespearean word of uncertain meaning. Perhaps "fattened in the rump, pampered." "The rump-fed ronyon."
Webster 1913

schedule feeding

  • noun feeding a baby or animal according to a fixed schedule (e.g., every 4 hours)
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stall-fed

  • adjective satellite (of livestock) kept and fed in a stall in order to fatten for the market
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well-fed

  • adjective satellite properly nourished
    well-nourished.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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