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Definition 1: the act of supplying food and nourishment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for alimentation in the sense of this definition

(alimentation is a kind of ...) the activity of supplying or providing something

(... is a kind of alimentation ) feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast

(... is a kind of alimentation ) feeding an infant

(... is a kind of alimentation ) feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat

(... is a kind of alimentation ) administration of nutrients through a vein

(... is a kind of alimentation ) excessive feeding

(... is a kind of alimentation ) feeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon

(... is a kind of alimentation ) 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

Definition 2: a source of materials to nourish the body - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for alimentation in the sense of this definition

(alimentation is a kind of ...) any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

(... is a kind of alimentation ) embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins

(... is a kind of alimentation ) heavy and filling (and usually starchy) food

(... is a kind of alimentation ) food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender

(... is a kind of alimentation ) food chopped into small bits

"a mince of mushrooms"

(... is a kind of alimentation ) soft semiliquid food

"a mess of porridge"

(... is a kind of alimentation ) the food served and eaten at one time

(... is a kind of alimentation ) food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law

(... is a kind of alimentation ) solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth

(... is a kind of alimentation ) food to be eaten with the fingers

(... is a kind of alimentation ) inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly

(... is a kind of alimentation ) a particular item of prepared food

"she prepared a special dish for dinner"

(... is a kind of alimentation ) something considered choice to eat

(... is a kind of alimentation ) part of a meal served at one time

"she prepared a three course meal"

(... is a kind of alimentation ) produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

(... is a kind of alimentation ) any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism

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