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overfeed

(ō′vər-fēd′)
tr. & intr.v. over·fed (-fĕd′), over·feeding, over·feeds
To feed or eat too often or too much.
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The liquid feed valve train on an overfed evaporator is a location where hydrostatic lock-up is only a danger during maintenance procedures; therefore, can be effectively managed with proper procedures and employee training.
Through our analysis, we found that in the overfed group, the activity of LPL was significantly higher in Sichuan white geese (11.40 [+ or -] 3.06) than in Landes geese (7.61 [+ or -] 2.13) while there was no difference between the two breeds in the control group (4.98 [+ or -] 0.72 vs.
Notes showed his sister was alleged to have lost a toe because of hair being wound round it, and that the family lived in a two bedroom flat of 'considerable squalor', with the claimant being overfed a 'dubious' mixture of Cow and Gate, and pasteurised milk.
With regard to the March 4 Spirit of the Dance performance at the Hult Center: There's more uniformity in a bunch of carrots, more spirit in the overfed geese along the McKenzie, and more talent among the Dallas Cowgirls - easily.
Analysts say the problem has arisen because the fish caught recently have been overfed and could not take the long transports to the continent.
In a Mayo Clinic study of 16 people who were intentionally overfed 1,000 calories a day for eight weeks, participants gained as few as three pounds (for those utilizing NEAT) to a whopping 16 pounds (for those who weren't so NEAT).
Is it worthwhile to sacrifice the biodiversity and resources of a country, for low prices, to the already overfed industrialized nations for the profit of some few?'
Widower 1, a black Christia Lacroix gown wrapped around a bulbous, crystal vase, suggested an overfed society matron, bulging cleavage squeezed into yards of ruffles and stuck up on a shelf like the useless ornaments of her own household.
A study was conducted of 12 sets of identical twins who were overfed 1,000 calories per day, six days a week for 14 weeks and allowed to walk only a half hour per day.
One would expect the overfed infant to be overweight, and often this is true.
Keep them in the sunniest spot you''ve got and never feed them - you want the growth to be tough and robust, not soft and overfed.
Queen's Hospital in Romford, North East London, later said it had been overfed.