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.
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Aujourd'hui ce constat se confirme de maniere scientifique, et il n'est un secret pour personne de dire que l'alimentation joue un role majeur dans la construction et dans la preservation d'une bonne sante.
Jouman affirmed the keenness of the leadership of province to solve the matter of alimentation inside the reformatory in coordination with the leadership of Interior Ministry.