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fed

(fĕd)
v.
Past tense and past participle of feed

FED

FED Abbreviation for:
figure-eight distribution
fish eye disease
Forum for Education and Development 
fractional effective dose
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The micro-flora needs longer time to establish in the rumen of the calves fed whole milk as compared to calves fed on calf starter ration.
The sample size required was calculated on the basis of 80% power and 0.05 [alpha] to detect at least a 65% probability that a randomly chosen participant from the syringe fed group had a superior outcome when compared with that for a randomly chosen participant from the bottle fed group.
Feed conversion ratio: Feed conversion ratio was better in 3- hour fed quails followed by 2, 1 and ad-libitum fed quails (Table 3).
Birds kept under intermittent feeding and feed withdrawal systems consumed 11% and 6% less feed, respectively, than those fed ad libitum.
Inflation has been of greater concern to the Fed and was addressed in two of the four paragraphs in its statement last Wednesday, a document whose language and content is closely scrutinized by analysts for subtle hints on future monetary policy.
Now all the power and peril inherent in the Fed's ability to control the money supply lies in the hands of 52-year-old Ben Bernanke, a former member of the Fed's board of governors (from 2002 to 2005), former chairman of the economics department at Princeton, and, like Greenspan, former chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers.
Because Greenspan rarely gave interviews to journalists for direct quotation, Hartcher's book contains no interview with the Fed chairman.
The Dallas Fed produces a trimmed PCE price index that strips out the most volatile components every month, rather than simply excluding food and energy.
And prior to February 2004, the Fed held interest rates at artificially low levels in order to stimulate consumer spending--home purchases, auto sales, big-ticket consumer items, promiscuous use of credit cards for incidental spending, even fast food purchases.
The Fed cannot perfectly control the rate because it is determined by supply of and demand for reserves.
The Fed: The Insider Story of How the World's Most Powerful Financial Institution Drives the Markets By Martin Mayer The Free Press, June 2001
It would have been easy for infected brain tissue from sheep with scrapie to have gotten into a meat-and-bonemeal supplement that was fed to cattle.