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feed [ fi:d] vt.喂(养) vi.吃饲料

feed on 以…为食物(能源)

feed up 供给…营养

feed with 加上(油、煤等)

be fed up 吃得过饱;对…极厌倦

be fed up with 对…感到厌烦,腻了

feed in 输入,进(料)

be fed up (with ) 对...腻烦

be fed up (with )
对...腻烦

feed [fi:d] vt. 喂/ 饲(养)

feed [fi:d] 馈送

Band saw machine with auto-feed carriage 带锯机附自动填料传送车

Band saw machine with hand-feed carriage 带锯机附手扒送料车

Circular saw bench for band feed ripping 手工送料纵切圆锯机

back-feed反馈

胶版卷筒纸油墨 web-fed-offset ink
适用于卷筒纸胶印机的油墨。

胶版单张纸油墨 sheet-fed offset ink
适用于单张纸胶印机的油墨。

Feed Additives 饲料添加剂

fed sb a big line 对某人说了个大谎.

fed up (with) 对某事厌倦

fed up with, be 感到厌倦

填鸭式教学法 cramming/forced-feeding method of teaching

以母乳喂哺 to breast-feed

to breast-feed 以母乳喂哺

My suggestions to deal with the problem are as follows. To begin with, it is urgent to create nature reserves. Secondly, certain rare wild animals that are going to be extinct should be collected, fed and reproduced artificially. Finally, those who hunter them must be punished severely.
我对解决这个问题的建议如下:首先,迫在眉睫的是建立自然保护区。其次,有些濒临灭绝的珍稀野生动物应该收捕、人工喂养并繁殖。最后,对于捕猎珍稀野生动物的人必须严惩。

Automatic feed 自动进料

Edge feed 边缘进料

Feed system 供料系统

Feeding pump 供给泵

Feeding speed 进给速度

动物营养与饲料科学 Animal Nutrition and Feed Science

汽油供给管
gasoline feed pipe

进油孔
fuel feed hole

输油泵
feed pump

强制循环式化冷系统
forced-feed water circulation system

压力润滑
pressure-feed lubrication

声反馈
acoustic feed back

Some families are so poor that they don't have enough resources to feed themselves.
有些家庭很穷,不能养活自己。

Babies should be fed on demand.
必须在婴儿需要喂食时才喂。

I'm fed up with my work! 我对工作烦死了!

With all these mouths to feed, he didn't know what to do.由于有那么多人要供养,他不知道怎么办才好。

Perhaps the fact that many of these first studies considered only algae of a size that could be collected in a net(net phytoplankton), a practice that overlooked the smaller phytoplankton that we now know grazers are most likely to feed on, led to a de-emphasis of the role of grazers in subsequent research.
也学是早期的许多研究只考虑了一种大小足以被浮游植物网采集的水藻,而这种做法忽略了更小的浮游植物—现在我们知道食草动物很可能以它为生。这些事实和做法导致了在后面的研究中对食草动物的忽视。

An old man sat on the park bench and fed the pigeon.
一位老人坐在公园的长凳上喂鸽子。

Will you feed my cat for me?
请帮我喂我的猫好吗?

The river fed into a lake.
这条河流入一个湖泊。

I pity anyone who has to feed a family on such a low income.
我同情任何需要以如此微薄的收入养活全家的人。

你能去喂喂狗吗?
Will you feed the dog? *feed “喂食”。
Please give the dog some food.

How about feed-back from your retailers and consumers?
你们的零售商和消费者的反映怎样?

It's a lot of chicken feed.
这是小意思,不算什么。
= It's nothing.

I am fed up.
我已经厌倦了。
= I am sick and tired.

Fed up 受不了了

Bite the hand that feeds one.
恩将仇报。

Feed a cold and starve a fever.
伤风时宜吃,发热时宜饿。

Feed a pig and you'll have a hog.
种瓜得瓜,种豆得豆。

Feed by measure and defy physician.
饮食有节制,医生无用处。

Well fed, wed bred.
衣食足,知荣辱。

Feed-through coil 穿过式线圈

How about feed-back from your retailers and consumers?
你们的零售商和消费者的反映怎样?

I'm fed up with him.
我受够他了。

I’m fed up.
厌倦了。

I'm so fed up with your BS. Cut the crap. 我受够了你的废话,少说废话吧.
美女(美国的女人)是不喜欢说shit这个不雅的字的,所以她们就说shoot,或是BS(=Bull shit)来表示她们还是很有气质的. "Cut your crap."是当你听到对方废话连篇,讲个不停时,你就可以说, "Cut the crap."相当于中文里的废话少话.

I’m fed up.我厌倦了。

@@@ 恨; 厌恶
abhorrent to 厌恶
allergic to 对...极厌恶; 对...过敏
averse to 讨厌...
be/get tired of 厌倦...
disapprove of 不赞同, 不喜欢
fed up with 对...感到厌烦; 腻了
go against the grain 不合(某人)(性情、意愿等);令人讨厌或不高兴
grudge against 怨恨...
sick of ... 对...厌烦, 厌倦
think little of 不喜欢, 认为不好

@@@ 厌烦, 麻烦
abhorrent to 厌恶
allergic to 对...极厌恶; 对...过敏
averse to 讨厌...
be/get tired of 厌倦...
fed up with 对...感到厌烦; 腻了
fit to be tied 非常生气; 非常烦躁不安
get into trouble 陷入困境; 招致麻烦
go against the grain 不合(某人)(性情、意愿等); 令人讨厌或不高兴
have trouble with 有...苦恼、麻烦; 同...闹纠纷
make a fuss about/over 烦扰; 大吵大闹
run up against 遇到(困难、问题、麻烦等)
sick of ... 对...厌烦, 厌倦

@@@ 感觉
cry over spilled milk 对已经发生的事情哭喊抱怨;
对无法挽回的事情感觉不痛快
fed up with 对...感到厌烦; 腻了
feel at home 觉得舒适/无拘束
feel like sth. 摸起来如同...; 有...的感觉
get involved 参与, 卷入; 感兴趣
How are you finding...? 你觉得...怎么样?
I've got a feeling ... 我觉得...
out of sorts 心情糟, 觉得不对劲儿
put sb. out 使(某人)感到不便; 得罪(某人)
sensitive to 对...敏感; 对...反应灵敏
smell out 嗅出, 凭嗅觉发现...
wonder about 对...感到好奇

chicken feed=peanuts小钱
I make chicken feed compared to you.
和你比起来,我赚的只是小钱。

fed sb a big line 对某人说了个大谎.

fed up (with) 对某事厌倦

fed up with, be 感到厌倦

I'm fed up with...
我实在难以忍受...

"We had so much food left over from dinner at the China garden last night that we took enough home in doggy bags to feed the whole family tonight."
“昨晚我们在汉宫吃饭剩下了好多菜。我们带回家的剩菜就足够我们全家今天晚上再吃一顿的。”

"Back in school we made fun of Jones because we thought he spent too much time studying instead of having fun. Now the shoe is on the other foot -- he's made lots of money and the rest of us are just barely making enough to feed our families."
“以前在学校里念书的时候,我们老是笑话琼斯,认为他这个人老是念书,不会玩。可是,现在情况就完全不同了。他赚了不少钱,而我们这些人的收入只够维持家计而已。”

- be fed up with...对……烦透了
My roommates are too noisy. I'm really fed up with them.

- bite the hand that feeds one 恩将仇报
Sorry, I can tell you nothing about my master. Otherwise, I will be biting the hand that feeds me.

被宠坏 spoon-fed

哺育 foster; nurture; feed

备料 [bèi liào] /get the materials ready/prepare feed (for livestock)/

鼻饲法 [bí sì fǎ] /nasal feeding/

哺 [bǔ] /feed/

哺乳 [bǔ rǔ] /breast-feed/suckle/nurse/

捕食 [bǔ shí] /catch and feed on/prey on/

哺养 [bǔ yǎng] /feed/rear/

哺育 [bǔ yù] /feed/nurture/foster/

恶心 [ě xin ] /to feel nauseated/to turn sick/to be fed up/nauseated/fed up/disgusting/nauseous/

丰衣足食 [fēng yī zú shí] /have ample food and clothing/be well-fed and well-clothed/

豢 [huàn] /feed pigs and dogs/to rear/

料 [liào] /material/stuff/grain/feed/to expect/to anticipate/to guess/

秣 [mò] /feed a horse with grain/horse feed/

桑树 [sāng shù] /(n) mulberry tree, leaves are used to feed silkworms/

食 [shí] /animal feed/eat/food/

授乳 [shòu rǔ] /lactation/breast-feeding/

食 [sì] /to feed/

饲 [sì] /to raise/to rear/to feed/

饲槽 [sì cáo] /feeding trough/

饲料 [sì liào] /feed/fodder/

喂 [wèi] /(interjection) hello/to feed (someone or some animal)/hey/telephone greeting/

喂 [wèi] /to feed/

养活 [yǎng huo ] /(v) raise animals/(v) feed and clothe/

{adj: anthophagous, anthophilous} feeding on flowers
"some insects are anthophagous"

{adj: apivorous} feeding on bees

{adj: baccivorous} feeding on berries

{adj: belt-fed} using belted ammunition

{adj: bottle-fed} (of an infant) given milk from a bottle
<-> breast-fed

{adj: bottom-feeding} of or relating to fish and marine life that feed on the bottom of a body of water

{adj: breast-fed} (of an infant) fed milk from the mother's breast
<-> bottle-fed

{adj: carnivorous} (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals
"carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"
<-> herbivorous, omnivorous, insectivorous

{adj: carpophagous, fruit-eating} feeding on fruit

{adj: cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry} cheap and shoddy
"cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

{adj: corn-fed} fed on corn
"corn-fed livestock"

{adj: corn-fed} strong and healthy but not sophisticated

{adj: disgusted, fed up, sick, sick of, tired of} having a strong distaste from surfeit
"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"

{adj: gluttonous} given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
"over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"
"a gluttonous debauch"
"a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"
<-> abstemious

{adj: gorged, sated, surfeited} fed beyond capacity or desire

{adj: grass-eating} feeding on grasses

{adj: herbivorous} feeding only on plants
<-> omnivorous, insectivorous, carnivorous

{adj: ill-fed, underfed, undernourished} not getting adequate food
"gaunt underfed children"
"badly undernourished"

{adj: insectivorous} (of animals and plants) feeding on insects
<-> carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous

{adj: intravenous, endovenous} within or by means of a vein
"an intravenous inflammation"
"intravenous feeding"

{adj: larval} immature of its kind; especially being or characteristic of immature insects in the newly hatched wormlike feeding stage
"larval societies"
"larval crayfishes"
"the larval stage"

{adj: machine readable, computer readable} suitable for feeding directly into a computer

{adj: myrmecophagous} feeding on ants
"myrmecophagous squirrel"

{adj: nursed, suckled} (of an infant) breast-fed

{adj: omnivorous} feeding on both plants and animals
<-> insectivorous, carnivorous, herbivorous

{adj: piscivorous} feeding on fishes

{adj: plant-eating, phytophagic, phytophagous, phytophilous} (of animals) feeding on plants

{adj: saprophagous, saprozoic} (of certain animals) feeding on dead or decaying animal matter

{adj: saprophytic} (of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter

{adj: satiate, satiated} supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
<-> insatiate

{adj: stall-fed} (of livestock) kept and fed in a stall in order to fatten for the market

{adj: unfed} not fed

{adj: well-fed, well-nourished} properly nourished

{adv: amply, fully} sufficiently; more than adequately
"the evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions"
"they were fully (or amply) fed"
<-> meagerly

{adv: first and foremost, most importantly} of greatest importance
"first and foremost, we must feed the refugees"

{adv: intravenously} in an intravenous manner
"the patient had to be fed intravenously"

{adv: verily} in truth; beyond doubt or question
"trust in the Lord...and verily thou shalt be fed"- Ps 37:3

{n: Adapid, Adapid group} extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

{n: Anomala, genus Anomala} genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses

{n: Browning automatic rifle, BAR} a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War

{n: Browning machine gun, Peacemaker} a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War

{n: Caspian, Caspian Sea} a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world

{n: Charadriiformes, order Charadriiformes} large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life

{n: Chesapeake Bay} a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River

{n: Colorado potato beetle, Colorado beetle, potato bug, potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata} black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide

{n: Corn Belt} midwestern United States (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana); excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock

{n: Delaware Bay} an inlet of the North Atlantic; fed by the Delaware River

{n: Desmodus rotundus} mouse-sized bat of tropical Central America and South America having sharp incisor and canine teeth; feeds on the blood of birds and mammals

{n: Dysdercus, genus Dysdercus} a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it

{n: Ephestia, genus Ephestia} small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products

{n: Epilachna, genus Epilachna} genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants

{n: Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve, Fed, FRS} the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state charted commercial banks and some trust companies
"the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by raising and lowering short-term interest rates and the money supply"

{n: Federal, Fed, federal official} any federal law-enforcement officer

{n: Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tick} feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California

{n: June beetle, June bug, May bug, May beetle} any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.

{n: Lake Chad, Chad} a lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river

{n: Mexican bean beetle, bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis} introduced into the United States from Mexico; feeds on the foliage of the bean plant

{n: Mobile Bay} a bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River

{n: Montgomery's tubercle} one of the sebaceous glands on the areolae of the breast that lubricate the breast during breast-feeding

{n: New York Bay} a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River

{n: Old World flycatcher, true flycatcher, flycatcher} any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing

{n: Omomyid, Omomyid group} extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; probably gave rise to the tarsiers; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

{n: Oriental beetle, Asiatic beetle, Anomala orientalis} introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses

{n: Psocidae, family Psocidae} a family of small soft-bodied insects that feed on decaying vegetation; related to booklice

{n: Saratoga spittlebug, Aphrophora saratogensis} feeds on pines in northern United States

{n: Symbion pandora} only known species of Cycliophora; lives symbiotically attached to a lobster's lip by an adhesive disk and feeding by means of a hairy mouth ring; its complex life cycle includes asexual and sexual phases

{n: Tetranychidae, family Tetranychidae} plant-feeding mites

{n: aardvark, ant bear, anteater, Orycteropus afer} nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

{n: aardwolf, Proteles cristata} striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

{n: adelgid} any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers

{n: almond moth, fig moth, Cadra cautella} a moth whose larvae feed on and mat together with webbing various stored products of vegetable origin

{n: ameba, amoeba} naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

{n: angoumois moth, angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella} small moth whose larvae feed on kernels of stored grains

{n: antbird, ant bird} any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms

{n: anteater, New World anteater} any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites

{n: appeaser} someone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last"--Winston Churchill

{n: apple aphid, green apple aphid, Aphis pomi} bright green aphid; feeds on and causes curling of apple leaves

{n: apple maggot, railroad worm, Rhagoletis pomonella} larvae bore into and feed on apples

{n: arbovirus, arborvirus} a large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions; they have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and rodents; most are borne by arthropods; they are linked by the epidemiologic concept of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that feed on blood; they can cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis

{n: athanor} a furnace that feeds itself so as to maintain a uniform temperature; used by alchemists

{n: barley water} used to feed infants

{n: barn} an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals

{n: bean weevil, Acanthoscelides obtectus} larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans

{n: bedbug, bed bug, chinch, Cimex lectularius} bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

{n: bee eater} colorful chiefly tropical Old World bird having a strong graceful flight; feeds on especially bees

{n: bee moth, wax moth, Galleria mellonella} moth whose larvae live in and feed on bee honeycombs

{n: beebread, ambrosia} a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae

{n: bicolor lespediza, ezo-yama-hagi, Lespedeza bicolor} Asian shrub having conspicuous racemose rose-purple flowers widely used as an ornamental and in erosion control and as a source of feed for wild birds

{n: bird cherry, bird cherry tree} any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds

{n: bird feed, bird food, birdseed} food given to birds; usually mixed seeds

{n: black kite, Milvus migrans} dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrion

{n: bluefin, bluefin tuna, horse mackerel, Thunnus thynnus} largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics

{n: boarding school} a private school where students are lodged and fed as well as taught
<-> day school

{n: bombycid, bombycid moth, silkworm moth} moderate-sized Asiatic moth whose larvae feed on mulberry leaves and produce silk

{n: bottle, feeding bottle, nursing bottle} 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

{n: bottom-feeder, bottom-dweller} a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water

{n: bottom-feeder} a scavenger that feeds low on the food chain

{n: branchiopod crustacean, branchiopod, branchiopodan} aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding

{n: browse, browsing} the act of feeding by continual nibbling

{n: bunk, feed bunk} a long trough for feeding cattle

{n: cabbage butterfly} white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage

{n: canary grass, birdseed grass, Phalaris canariensis} Canary Islands grass; seeds used as feed for caged birds

{n: canary seed} a mixture of seeds used to feed caged birds

{n: carnivore} any animal that feeds on flesh
"Tyrannosaurus Rex was a large carnivore"
"insectivorous plants are considered carnivores"

{n: carnivorous bat, microbat} typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution

{n: carob, carob bean, algarroba bean, algarroba, locust bean, locust pod} long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute

{n: carpet beetle, carpet bug} small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics

{n: carpet moth, tapestry moth, Trichophaga tapetzella} larvae feed on carpets and other woolens

{n: cattle cake} a concentrated feed for cattle; processed in the form of blocks or cakes

{n: cecropia, cecropia moth, Hyalophora cecropia} North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest trees

{n: chicken feed, scratch} dry mash for poultry

{n: chinch bug, Blissus leucopterus} small black-and-white insect that feeds on cereal grasses

{n: cinnabar, cinnabar moth, Callimorpha jacobeae} large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort

{n: citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri} feeds on a wide variety of cultivated plants but especially destructive to citrus

{n: cochineal insect, cochineal, Dactylopius coccus} Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye

{n: common barley, Hordeum vulgare} grass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages

{n: corn gluten feed} a feed consisting primarily of corn gluten

{n: corn} the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

{n: cotton strain} feeds primarily on cotton

{n: creep feed} feed given to young animals isolated in a creep

{n: crocodile bird, Pluvianus aegyptius} African courser that feeds on insect parasites on crocodiles

{n: cutworm} North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground

{n: cynthia moth, Samia cynthia, Samia walkeri} large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus

{n: dabbling duck, dabbler} any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling
<-> diving duck

{n: darkling beetle, darkling groung beetle, tenebrionid} sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain

{n: demand feeding} feeding a baby or animal whenever it shows a need

{n: diethylstilbestrol, diethylstilboestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol, DES} a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

{n: doggie bag, doggy bag} a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog

{n: domestic carp, Cyprinus carpio} large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest

{n: dragonfly, darning needle, devil's darning needle, sewing needle, snake feeder, snake doctor, mosquito hawk, skeeter hawk} slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

{n: drip feed} the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time

{n: dry-wood termite} any of various termites that live in and feed on dry wood that is not connected with the soil

{n: dung beetle} any of numerous beetles that roll balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay eggs

{n: eating, feeding} the act of consuming food

{n: eggar, egger} moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons

{n: emmer, starch wheat, two-grain spelt, Triticum dicoccum} hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed

{n: false vampire, false vampire bat} any New or Old World carnivorous bat erroneously thought to suck blood but in fact feeding on insects

{n: feed grain} grain grown for cattle feed

{n: feed, provender} food for domestic livestock

{n: feedback circuit, feedback loop} a circuit that feeds back some of the output to the input of a system

{n: feeder} an animal that feeds on a particular source of food
"a bark feeder"
"a mud feeder"

{n: feeding, alimentation} the act of supplying food and nourishment

{n: field corn} corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain

{n: field soybean} seeds used as livestock feed

{n: fig-bird} greenish-yellow Australian oriole feeding chiefly on figs and other fruits

{n: fish meal} ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock

{n: flesh fly, Sarcophaga carnaria} fly whose larvae feed on carrion or the flesh of living animals

{n: flycatching warbler} any of numerous American wood warblers that feed on insects caught on the wing

{n: forced feeding, gavage} feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat

{n: fruit bat, megabat} large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit

{n: fruit fly, pomace fly} any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits

{n: fungus gnat} mosquito-like insect whose larvae feed on fungi or decaying vegetation

{n: gallfly} any of various insects that deposit their eggs in plants causing galls in which the larvae feed

{n: gallinaceous bird, gallinacean} heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds

{n: gastrogavage} feeding a nutrient solution into the stomach through a tube through a surgically created opening

{n: genus Calosoma} genus of large predaceous ground beetles that feed on injurious caterpillars

{n: genus Stentor} trumpet-shaped protozoa with a ciliated spiral feeding funnel

{n: giant water bug} large water bug with piercing and sucking mouthparts; feeds on young fishes

{n: goatsucker, nightjar, caprimulgid} mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects

{n: grain moth} moth whose larvae feed on grain

{n: granary, garner} a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

{n: ground roller} Madagascan roller with terrestrial and crepuscular habits that feeds on e.g. insects and worms

{n: hagfish, hag, slime eels} eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies

{n: hawkmoth, hawk moth, sphingid, sphinx moth, hummingbird moth} any of various moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed

{n: hayrack} a rack that holds hay for feeding livestock

{n: headrace} a waterway that feeds water to a mill or water wheel or turbine

{n: herbivore} any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants
"horses are herbivores"
"the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores"

{n: highchair, feeding chair} a chair for feeding a very young child; has four long legs and a footrest and a detachable tray

{n: honey buzzard, Pernis apivorus} Old World hawk that feeds on bee larvae and small rodents and reptiles

{n: honey guide} small bird of tropical Africa and Asia; feeds on beeswax and honey and larvae

{n: honey mesquite, Western honey mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa} thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed; tends to form extensive thickets

{n: hyena, hyaena} doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion

{n: imperial moth, Eacles imperialis} large American moth having yellow wings with purplish or brownish markings; larvae feed on e.g. maple and pine trees

{n: infant feeding} feeding an infant

{n: insectivore} any organism that feeds mainly on insects

{n: intravenous feeding, IV} administration of nutrients through a vein

{n: jejunostomy} surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding

{n: jumping plant louse, psylla, psyllid} small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices

{n: king snake, kingsnake} any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals

{n: kingfisher} nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish

{n: kite} any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals

{n: koala, koala bear, kangaroo bear, native bear, Phascolarctos cinereus} sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark

{n: lacewing, lacewing fly} any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids

{n: lactifuge} any agent that reduces milk secretion (as given to a woman who is not breast feeding)

{n: ladybug, ladybeetle, lady beetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle} small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests

{n: leaf beetle, chrysomelid} brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves; larvae infest roots and stems

{n: leaf bug, plant bug} small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices

{n: leaf miner, leaf-miner} any of various small moths or dipterous flies whose larvae burrow into and feed on leaf tissue especially of the family Gracilariidae

{n: line feed} the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed on the next line

{n: lined snake, Tropidoclonion lineatum} secretive snake of city dumps and parks as well as prairies and open woods; feeds on earthworms; of central United States

{n: livery} the care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay

{n: loop gain} (telecommunication) the gain of a feedback amplifier or system as a function of how much output is fed back to the input
"if the loop gain is too great the system may go into oscillation"

{n: lory} small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits

{n: louvar, Luvarus imperialis} large silvery fish found worldwide in warm seas but nowhere common; resembles a whale and feeds on plankton

{n: lubricating system, force-feed lubricating system, force feed, pressure-feed lubricating system, pressure feed} mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings

{n: lymantriid, tussock moth} dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees

{n: mangel-wurzel, mangold-wurzel, mangold, Beta vulgaris vulgaris} beet with a large yellowish root; grown chiefly as cattle feed

{n: mangel-wurzel} cultivated as feed for livestock

{n: manger, trough} a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

{n: manta, manta ray, devilfish} extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned

{n: marsupial, pouched mammal} mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried

{n: mash} mixture of ground animal feeds

{n: massasauga, massasauga rattler, Sistrurus catenatus} pygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexico; feeds on mice and small amphibians

{n: mast} nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine

{n: methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trash} an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

{n: migration} the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

{n: milk} produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

{n: miller, milling machine} machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it

{n: missel thrush, mistle thrush, mistletoe thrush, Turdus viscivorus} large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries

{n: mixed farming} growing crops and feed and livestock all on the same farm

{n: mole cricket} digs in moist soil and feeds on plant roots

{n: monarch, monarch butterfly, milkweed butterfly, Danaus plexippus} large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed

{n: mountain devil, spiny lizard, Moloch horridus} desert lizard that feeds on ants

{n: mouthpart} any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding

{n: mouth} a person conceived as a consumer of food
"he has four mouths to feed"

{n: naked mole rat} fetal-looking colonial rodent of East Africa; neither mole nor rat; they feed on tubers and have a social structure similar to that of honeybees and termites

{n: nasogastric feeding} feeding consisting of delivering liquid nutrients through a tube passing through the nose and into the stomach

{n: necrophagia, necrophagy} feeding on corpses or carrion

{n: nipple} a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier

{n: nosebag, feedbag} a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse); covers the muzzle and fastens at the top of the head

{n: numbat, banded anteater, anteater, Myrmecobius fasciatus} small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct

{n: nursing, breast feeding} nourishing at the breast

{n: nutcracker} speckled birds that feed on nuts

{n: nuthatch, nutcracker} any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects

{n: omnivore} an animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances

{n: osprey, fish hawk, fish eagle, sea eagle, Pandion haliaetus} large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years

{n: overfeeding} excessive feeding

{n: oystercatcher, oyster catcher} black-and-white shorebird with stout legs and bill; feed on oysters etc.

{n: pangolin, scaly anteater, anteater} toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites

{n: paper feed} a device for inserting sheets of paper into a printer or typewriter
"the job was delayed because the paper feed was clogged"

{n: pea weevil, Bruchus pisorum} larvae live in and feed on seeds of the pea plant

{n: petting zoo} a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed

{n: phasmid, phasmid insect} large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects

{n: pink bollworm, Gelechia gossypiella} larvae of a gelechiid moth introduced from Asia; feeds on the seeds of cotton bolls

{n: plant louse, louse} any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants

{n: polyphemus moth, Antheraea polyphemus} very large yellowish-brown American silkworm moth with large eyespots on hind wings; larvae feed on fruit and shade trees

{n: population} the people who inhabit a territory or state
"the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"

{n: pseudopod, pseudopodium} temporary outgrowth used by some microorganisms as an organ of feeding or locomotion

{n: psocid} small winged insect living on the bark and leaves of trees and feeding on e.g. fungi and decaying plant matter

{n: pupa} an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

{n: quarter} a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar
"he fed four quarters into the slot machine"

{n: return key, return} the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed

{n: river limpet, freshwater limpet, Ancylus fluviatilis} minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants

{n: roadkill} the dead body of an animal that has been killed on a road by a vehicle
"vultures usually feed on carrion or roadkill"

{n: rose chafer, rose beetle, Cetonia aurata} a common metallic green European beetle: larvae feed on plant roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. roses

{n: rose chafer, rose bug, Macrodactylus subspinosus} common North American beetle: larvae feed on roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rose bushes or apple trees or grape vines

{n: rotifer} minute aquatic multicellular organisms having a ciliated wheel-like organ for feeding and locomotion; constituents of freshwater plankton

{n: rough-legged hawk, roughleg, Buteo lagopus} large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers

{n: royal jelly} a secretion of the pharyngeal glands of bees that is fed to very young larvae and to bees destined to be queens

{n: rumination} regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding

{n: saprophyte, saprophytic organism} an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium

{n: sapsucker} small American woodpecker that feeds on sap from e.g. apple and maple trees

{n: saxitoxin} a powerful neurotoxin produced by certain dinoflagellates found in red tides; it can accumulate in mollusks that feed on the dinoflagellates and cause food poisoning to humans

{n: scale insect} small homopterous insect that usually lives and feeds on plants and secretes a protective waxy covering

{n: scavenger} any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter

{n: schedule feeding} feeding a baby or animal according to a fixed schedule (e.g., every 4 hours)

{n: screw bean} spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed

{n: sea eagle} any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish

{n: sea snake} any of numerous venomous aquatic viviparous snakes having a fin-like tail; of warm littoral seas; feed on fish which they immobilize with quick-acting venom

{n: secretary bird, Sagittarius serpentarius} large long-legged African bird of prey that feeds on reptiles

{n: self-feeder, feeder} a machine that automatically provides a supply of some material
"the feeder discharged feed into a trough for the livestock"

{n: shrike} any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals

{n: silverfish, Lepisma saccharina} silver-grey wingless insect found in houses feeding on book bindings and starched clothing

{n: slop, slops, swill, pigswill, pigwash} wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

{n: sloth, tree sloth} any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits

{n: sparrow, true sparrow} any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects

{n: spelt, Triticum spelta, Triticum aestivum spelta} hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed

{n: spongefly, spongillafly} hairy-bodied insect whose larvae feed on freshwater sponges

{n: spoonfeeding} feeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon

{n: spruce grouse, Canachites canadensis} North American grouse that feeds on evergreen buds and needles

{n: stall} a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

{n: stereo, stereophony, stereo system, stereophonic system} reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound

{n: stylet} small needlelike appendage; especially the feeding organ of a tardigrade

{n: sucker} mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps


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