alimentation


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al·i·men·ta·tion

 (ăl′ə-mĕn-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.
2. Support; sustenance.

alimentation

(ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
1. nourishment
2. sustenance; support
ˌaliˈmentative adj

al•i•men•ta•tion

(ˌæl ə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. nourishment; nutrition.
2. sustenance; support.
[1580–90; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alimentation - a source of materials to nourish the bodyalimentation - a source of materials to nourish the body
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
milk - produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
fast food - inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
finger food - food to be eaten with the fingers
ingesta - solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
kosher - food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
mess - soft semiliquid food; "a mess of porridge"
mince - food chopped into small bits; "a mince of mushrooms"
puree - food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
stodge - heavy and filling (and usually starchy) food
wheat germ - embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins
vitamin - any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
2.alimentation - the act of supplying food and nourishmentalimentation - the act of supplying food and nourishment
lactation, suckling - feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
supplying, provision, supply - the activity of supplying or providing something
infant feeding - feeding an infant
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
intravenous feeding, IV - administration of nutrients through a vein
overfeeding - excessive feeding
spoonfeeding - feeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon
hyperalimentation, total parenteral nutrition, TPN - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes

alimentation

noun
Translations

al·i·men·ta·tion

n. alimentación, nutrición;
forced ______ forzada;
rectal ______ por el recto.
References in classic literature ?
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This transaction is in the best interests of both groups as well as our respective employees," says Raymond Pare, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
Evitez les fritures la premiere annee et n'habituez pas votre fin gourmet a une alimentation trop grasse.
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48 working dogs must be expected to alimentation of stocks, trained and delivered to a professional or militia handler on average per year.
EC certains stades de croissance, les apports proteines des pois casses ne suffisent pas a une alimentation equilibree.
Dans ces conditions, il ne faut pas hesiter a revenir a une alimentation plus saine, plus equilibree.