feeding

noun
feed·​ing | \ ˈfē-diŋ How to pronounce feeding (audio) \

Definition of feeding

1 : the act or process of eating or being fed For a while zoos tried to control feeding by providing vending machines with pellets, but most have now banned it entirely.— Phillip T. Robinson often used before another nouna feeding schedulefeeding behavior
2 : an instance of feeding two a.m. feedings ready for a feeding

First Known Use of feeding

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of feeding was before the 12th century

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“Feeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feeding. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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feeding

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How to pronounce feeding (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of feeding

US : the act of giving food to a person (such as a baby) or an animal

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