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for·age

(fōr-ahzh'),
The operation of cutting a channel by surgical diathermy through an enlarged prostate.
[Fr. boring]

forage

(for′ăj) [Fr., fourrage, fodder]
1. Creation of a channel through an enlarged prostate by use of an electric cautery. This technique may be used in other tissues.
2. Fodder for cattle or horses or cattle.
3. A search for food of any kind.

forage

strictly speaking, dried winter feed, usually hay. Used also to include ensilage and even pasture so that the term becomes synonymous with roughage. See also bunk forage.

forage mites
forage poisoning
the forage contains a toxic agent. See food poisoning.
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Jonathan Stroschine, USMC, communicates with F/A-28's overhead using his combat survivor evader locator radio during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel during the 2012 Forager Fury exercise.
In forager oral tradition, information about extraction tasks and techniques is inevitably intertwined with social information.
For each of the turfgrasses evaluated, a mean of <5 RIFA foragers found the grass selections within 1 h, and foragers usually did not exceed a mean of 10 until after 2.
It focuses the process on the active forager and elucidates rules by which organisms select food to efficiently meet their metabolic requirements.
In some parts of the country, foragers are attempting to start commercial enterprises that mirror the tenants of "Community Supported Agriculture" (CSA).
Employed foragers are associated with a particular food source which they are currently exploiting or are "employed" at.
What we liked about the place were the stark white walls and those stupid orange couches, and the high stakes of the grubby foragers on the nice white Barcelona chairs.
Inforenz has said that the first core module includes a plug-in for use in investigating Microsoft Word documents and additional plug-ins for other common file types are being developed with the next planned additional Forager plug-in being for Microsoft Excel files.
The Neighborhood Forager (ISBN 1-890132-35-7) is published by Chelsea Green Publishing Company.
To pinpoint faraway flowers (up to 10 km, or 6 mi), a forager prances in a figure-eight pattern known as "the waggle dance.
Compared with a drongo that has succeeded in scaring away a forager with an alarm call, a bird that has failed is more likely to switch to a different call for the next attempt.