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un·der·feed

 (ŭn′dər-fēd′)
tr.v. un·der·fed (-fĕd′), un·der·feed·ing, un·der·feeds
1. To feed insufficiently.
2. To supply (an engine) with fuel from the underside.

underfeed

vb (tr) , -feeds, -feeding or -fed
1. to give too little food to
2. (General Engineering) to supply (a furnace, engine, etc) with fuel from beneath
n
(General Engineering) an apparatus by which fuel, etc, is supplied from below

un•der•feed

(ˌʌn dərˈfid for 1; ˈʌn dɛrˌfid for 2 )

v.t. -fed, -feed•ing.
1. to feed insufficiently.
2. to feed with fuel from beneath.
[1650–60]

underfeed


Past participle: underfed
Gerund: underfeeding

Imperative
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Present
I underfeed
you underfeed
he/she/it underfeeds
we underfeed
you underfeed
they underfeed
Preterite
I underfed
you underfed
he/she/it underfed
we underfed
you underfed
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Present Continuous
I am underfeeding
you are underfeeding
he/she/it is underfeeding
we are underfeeding
you are underfeeding
they are underfeeding
Present Perfect
I have underfed
you have underfed
he/she/it has underfed
we have underfed
you have underfed
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Past Continuous
I was underfeeding
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Past Perfect
I had underfed
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Future
I will underfeed
you will underfeed
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Future Perfect
I will have underfed
you will have underfed
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Future Continuous
I will be underfeeding
you will be underfeeding
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we will be underfeeding
you will be underfeeding
they will be underfeeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underfeeding
you have been underfeeding
he/she/it has been underfeeding
we have been underfeeding
you have been underfeeding
they have been underfeeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underfeeding
you will have been underfeeding
he/she/it will have been underfeeding
we will have been underfeeding
you will have been underfeeding
they will have been underfeeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underfeeding
you had been underfeeding
he/she/it had been underfeeding
we had been underfeeding
you had been underfeeding
they had been underfeeding
Conditional
I would underfeed
you would underfeed
he/she/it would underfeed
we would underfeed
you would underfeed
they would underfeed
Past Conditional
I would have underfed
you would have underfed
he/she/it would have underfed
we would have underfed
you would have underfed
they would have underfed
Translations

underfeed

[ˈʌndəˈfiːd] (underfed (pt, pp)) VTalimentar insuficientemente
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