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food; nutritive material.
1. Synonym(s): nourishment
2. In sensorimotor theory, that which is assimilated to a schema; analogous to a stimulus.
[L. alo, to nourish]
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.
A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism.