force feed


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Noun1.force feed - mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearingsforce feed - mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
mechanical system - a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles
oil filter - a filter that removes impurities from the oil used to lubricate an internal-combustion engine
oil pump - a pump that keeps a supply of oil on moving parts
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He said: "They might force feed me when I collapse but there is no point because when I come out of hospital I will just refuse water again.
If Brady had proved he was sane, he could move from high security Ashworth Hospital, in Maghull, Merseyside, to a conventional prison, where the authorities would not be able to force feed him.
State officials want legal permission to force feed him but with the backing of human rights groups he is opposing the move.
As long as he is classed as a mental patient, doctors can force feed him through a tube.
Activist Claire Williams, dressed in evening wear and wearing gory fake blood makeup, was tied to a chair while fellow protester Kevin White, dressed as a waiter, put a tube in her mouth and pretended to force feed her grain.
With UCSB's 6-foot-9, 235-pound center, Adama Ndiaye, who led the Big West in blocked shots last year, out with a broken finger that required surgery, UCLA continued to force feed the ball into Gadzuric in the post.
We believe it's wrong to force feed at any time but it is particularly upsetting to do it through Ramadan," spokesman of the largest US Muslim civil rights and advocacy group, the Council On American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) told the Guardian.
When they force feed us in Camp 6, they shackle our feet with metal chains and shackle our arms and hands to stomach with metal chains.
However, Brady's solicitor Mr Robin Makin says the hospital has no right to force feed Brady, who claims his human rights have been infringed.
He is 61 and if you haven't eaten for a month it has an effect on your body, and so obviously they are concerned that if they don't force feed him he will be dead.
3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Activists from the Animal Protection and Rescue League have once again penetrated security at the two main factory farms that force feed ducks in the U.