overfeeding


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o·ver·feed

 (ō′vər-fēd′)
tr. & intr.v. o·ver·fed (-fĕd′), o·ver·feed·ing, o·ver·feeds
To feed or eat too often or too much.
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overfeeding

(ˌəʊvəˈfiːdɪŋ)
n
the act of feeding too much
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overfeeding - excessive feeding
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
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Translations

overfeeding

[ˌəʊvəˈfiːdɪŋ] Nsobrealimentación f
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overfeeding

[ˌəʊvəˈfiːdɪŋ] nsovralimentazione f
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References in classic literature ?
"And then," he continued, "place beside this fact of an unlimited food supply, the newest discovery of physiologists, that most of the ills of the human system are due to overfeeding! And then again, it has been proven that meat is unnecessary as a food; and meat is obviously more difficult to produce than vegetable food, less pleasant to prepare and handle, and more likely to be unclean.
But they hastened it by overfeeding, bringing the day nearer when underfeeding would commence.
Bascos, however, said they were also looking into bad aquaculture practices such as 'overstocking and overfeeding.'
The "overfeeding" portion of the diet included high-calorie snacks such as chocolate, meal replacement drinks and potato chips to add approximately 1,000 more calories to the men's normal food consumption each day.
It is not just a case of overfeeding our beloved pets, this type of behaviour can have serious health implications, including obesity and digestive issues.
I implore pet-owning readers to rectify such overfeeding habits and instead simplify the feeding process.
"You need a bit of luck, of course, and just try and cover as much as you can, without overfeeding the players.
Although most weight gain in cats is due to overfeeding, an inappropriate diet or not enough exercise, there may be a medical condition contributing to obesity.
In the majority of cases, it is overfeeding and lack of exercise which is at the heart of the problem.
When overfeeding is combined with underexercise the consequences are pretty obvious.
Overfeeding will increase current spikes and cause jams.