demand feeding

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n demand feeding feeding a baby or animal whenever it shows a need
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Usage

In literature:

And always was Martin's maddening and unuttered demand: Why didn't you feed me then?
"Martin Eden" by Jack London
On one who tried to feed this mob there was no end to their demands!
"His Family" by Ernest Poole
Early rising and hard work demanded early meals and hearty feeding.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
This hospitable people has, of its own accord, engaged to lodge every traveller, and to feed his dogs, without demanding any remuneration.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17" by Robert Kerr
That an increase in the temperature of the feed reduces the amount of work demanded from the boiler has been shown.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
Sometimes they make a row, and demand to be fed just in the same way that we feed our own farm hands.
"The Land of the Kangaroo" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Liberty sitting on her altar demands new sacrifices to feed the flame.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843" by Various
Americans had few barns and sheds, but the world market for meat did not demand barns, stalls, and fancy feeding.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
The demand that all other people shall resemble ourselves, grows by what it feeds on.
"On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill
They demanded the whole eastern section of the Province, from Cobequid to Canso, to be set apart for them as feeding and hunting grounds.
"History of Halifax City" by Thomas B. Akins
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In poetry:

What went ye out to see?
A Christian teacher band,
Whose labours—loving, free—
Our grateful thanks demand;
And ye, God's shepherds, set to feed
His lambs, may ye be blest indeed!
"On Seeing A Thousand Sabbath School Children" by Janet Hamilton
We have been believers feeding greedy grinning gods, like a
Moloch demanding our sons and our daughters, our
strength and our wills and our spirits of pain. We have
been believers, silent and stolid and stubborn and
strong.
"We Have Been Believers" by Margaret Walker

In news:

Shark Fin Soup Demand Feeding Extinctions.
Mainstream publishers are launching digital-only erotic labels to feed demand.
Farmers will need these traditional programs to have a chance to meet the demands of feeding a world population of nine billion people by 2043.
As more homeowners reach this conclusion, inventive designers are finding new ways to achieve beautiful, green surroundings that demand less care and feeding.
To feed China's insatiable demand for coal, US companies are trying to sell and ship the lucrative commodity to the Asian market from new West Coast ports.
Hit hard by the drought's high feed costs, dairies worldwide cut milk production -- even as dairy demand continues to grow.
China's mines are the deadliest in the world because of lax enforcement of safety standards and a rush to feed demand from a robust economy.
A Regime Long Sheltered from Arab Spring Sees Economic Discontent Feed New Demand for 'Revolution'.
Soggy Fields Curb Corn Planting as Demand for Ethanol, Feed Grow.
Although the UK saw record demand for PV modules up until the December 12th Feed-in tariff cut, on average December saw module prices in the UK decline in response to the heavy cuts that took place, albeit temporarily.
Voracious demand for wood to feed factories for exports and.
Spirax Sarco has launched the RediHeat Instantaneous Water Heater designed with a unique feed-forward temperature control system to instantly produce hot water within +/-4 of the set temperature under widely varying demands.
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