Definition of Overfeed

1. Verb. Feed excessively.

Generic synonyms: Feed, Give
Derivative terms: Overfeeding



Definition of Overfeed

1. v. t. & i. To feed to excess; to surfeit.

Definition of Overfeed

1. Verb. (transitive) To feed a person or animal too much. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To eat more than is necessary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overfeed

1. to feed too much [v -FED, -FEEDING, -FEEDS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overfeed

overfastidious
overfat
overfatigue
overfatigued
overfatigues
overfatiguing
overfavor
overfavored
overfavoring
overfavors
overfear
overfeared
overfearing
overfears
overfed
overfeed (current term)
overfeeder
overfeeders
overfeeding
overfeeds
overfell
overfertilization
overfertilize
overfertilized
overfertilizes
overfertilizing
overfierce
overfill
overfilled
overfilling

Literary usage of Overfeed

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1. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"overfeed Step Grates. — In stokers of the overfeed step grate type coal is pushed in at the top of the slope and caked by the aid of a fire-brick arch and ..."

2. The Diplomatic Relations of England with the Quadruple Alliance, 1815-1830 by Louis Calvert, Myrna M. Boyce, Paul Padgette (1918)
"Scenery Should Suggest not Copy Life, Should Stimulate not overfeed or Starve the Imagination—The Ironworks in Galsworthy's Strife, ..."

3. Mechanical Stokers: Including the Theory of Combustion of Coal by Joseph G. Worker, Thomas A. Peebles (1922)
"Thus, the fundamental principles of the present forms of traveling grate, overfeed and underfeed stokers, were established. The principle of the traveling ..."

4. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1914)
"THE STREET overfeed LOCOMOTIVE STOKER. The Street Stoker is of what is known as the scatter type; that is, the coal is scattered in a shower over the ..."

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