aliment


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to aliment: nourishing

aliment

 [al´ĭ-ment]
food; nutritive material.

al·i·ment

(al'i-ment),
1. Synonym(s): nourishment
2. In sensorimotor theory, that which is assimilated to a schema; analogous to a stimulus.
[L. alo, to nourish]

aliment

(ăl′ə-mənt)
n.
1. Something that nourishes; food.
2. Something that supports or sustains.
tr.v. (-mĕnt′) ali·mented, ali·menting, ali·ments
To supply with sustenance, such as food: required by court order to aliment the abandoned family.

al′i·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
al′i·men′tal·ly adv.

aliment

Etymology: L, alimentum, to nourish
something that nourishes or feeds. alimentary, adj.

nour·ish·ment

(nŭr'ish-mĕnt)
A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism.
Synonym(s): aliment.

aliment

food; nutritive material.
References in periodicals archive ?
L'usage de la pression a manger, c'est-a-dire indiquer a l'enfant qu'il doit manger certains aliments ou certaines quantites d'aliments, sans egard a sa faim, pourrait aussi modifier ses comportements alimentaires, quoiqu'il n'y ait pas de consensus dans la litterature quant aux consequences associees a la pression a manger.
But he added: "Not very many children have done this and those who have, have tended to be in cases of access and custody and not in actions for aliment.
Dans les casse-croute, 20 types de boissons et 71 aliments ou mets ont ete repertories.
Advocate Charles Macnair said the aliment demand had been served on the father but he hadn't defended it.
Cette culture experimentale a ete menee par l'Office national des aliments de betail.
Une intoxication alimentaire est une affection causee par l'ingestion d'un aliment ou d'une boisson qui contient des germes nocifs.
Despite his aliment, Pervez Musharraf appeared before the special court today which demonstrates that he fully respect the rule of law and the courts," Kasuri spoke to media persons outside the court set up to try former army chief in a case of high treason
Chocolate addict mais aussi passionnee de nutrition, le chocolat n'est pas qu'un aliment destine a "1 minute de plaisir pour 10 ans sur les fesses", consomme avec moderation, il peut egalement avoir des effets benefiques sur la sante.
He hoped it would spur Brown, 37, to pay the pounds 15,000 in aliment for his children Charles, 11, and Shane, six.
Il a appele la delegation de l'ONUDI a soutenir les efforts du Soudan pour l'expansion la culture de Moringa afin d'en profiter comme aliment et medicament pour l'homme et l'animal.
Les journalistes se succedent pour interviewer la photographe et voir l'etonnant aliment.