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Word of the Day 10/17/20 Alimentation

Alimentation (noun)
alimentation [ al-uh-men-tey-shuhn ]


noun
1. nourishment; nutrition.
2. maintenance; support.
3. addition to the volume of a glacial mass, chiefly by the accumulation of ice, snow, or névé. Compare ablation (def. 2).

OTHER WORDS FROM ALIMENTATION
su·per·al·i·men·ta·tion, noun

WORDS RELATED TO ALIMENTATION
nutrition, food, subsistence, support, nutriment, sustenance, maintenance, livelihood, bread, bread and butter

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Origin: First recorded in 1580–90, alimentation is from the Medieval Latin word alimentātiōn- (stem of alimentātiō). See aliment, -ation

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ALIMENTATION
This divergence is shown, first, in the method of alimentation.
CREATIVE EVOLUTION|HENRI BERGSON

In the alimentation of armies scientific principles must not be disregarded.
MARTYRIA|AUGUSTUS C. HAMLIN

The history of the alimentation of Paris might be made the subject of an entire volume.
OLD AND NEW PARIS, V. 2|HENRY SUTHERLAND EDWARDS

Like the respiration, the alimentation ought to be watched by the singer.
THE VOICE|FRANK E. MILLER

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