food for thought
Definition of food for thought
: something that should be thought about or considered carefully The unexpected test results have given us food for thought.
Word by Word Definitions
: material consisting essentially of protein, carbohydrate, and fat used in the body of an organism to sustain growth, repair, and vital processes and to furnish energy
: such food together with supplementary substances (such as minerals, vitamins, and condiments)
: inorganic substances absorbed by plants in gaseous form or in water solution
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