underfed

underfeed

[uhn-der-feed for 1; uhn-der-feed for 2]
verb (used with object), underfed, underfeeding.
1.
to feed insufficiently.
2.
to feed with fuel from beneath.

Origin:
1650–60; under- + feed

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underfeed
 
vb , -feeds, -feeding, -fed
1.  to give too little food to
2.  to supply (a furnace, engine, etc) with fuel from beneath
 
n
3.  an apparatus by which fuel, etc, is supplied from below

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