n.1.One who, or that which, gives food or supplies nourishment; steward.
A couple of friends, his chaplain and feeder.
- Goldsmith.
2.One who furnishes incentives; an encourager.
3.One who eats or feeds; specifically, an animal to be fed or fattened.
With eager feeding, food doth choke the feeder.
- Shak.
4.One who fattens cattle for slaughter.
5.(Hydraulic Engin.) A stream that flows into another body of water; a tributary; specifically (Hydraulic Engin.), a water course which supplies a canal or reservoir by gravitation or natural flow.
6.A branch railroad, stage line, air route, or the like; a side line which increases the business of the main line.
7.(Mining) A small lateral lode falling into the main lode or mineral vein.
8.(Mach.) An auxiliary part of a machine which supplies or leads along the material operated upon.
9.(Steam Engine) A device for supplying steam boilers with water as needed.
Noun1.feeder - an animal being fattened or suitable for fattening
2.feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
Synonyms: eater
3.feeder - a branch that flows into the main stream
Synonyms: tributary, affluent
4.feeder - a machine that automatically provides a supply of some material; "the feeder discharged feed into a trough for the livestock"
Synonyms: self-feeder
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Translate Feeder to German, Translate Feeder to French
feed in
Feed motion
feed on
Feed pipe
Feed pump
Feed regulator
Feed screw
feed upon
Feed water
Feed wheel
feedback circuit
feedback control
feedback loop
-- Feeder --
feeder line
feeding bottle
feeding chair
feel for
feel like
feel like a million
feel like a million dollars
feel out
feeling of movement
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