superalimentation

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 ).

Origin:
1580–90; < Medieval Latin alimentātiōn- (stem of alimentātiō). See aliment, -ation

superalimentation, noun
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alimentation (ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  nourishment
2.  sustenance; support
 
ali'mentative
 
adj

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alimentation al·i·men·ta·tion (āl'ə-měn-tā'shən)
n.

  1. The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.

  2. Support; sustenance.

superalimentation su·per·al·i·men·ta·tion (sōō'pər-āl'ə-měn-tā'shən)
n.
See hyperalimentation.

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