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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.
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.
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.
Most Americans are so overfed but undernourished that it has become very easy to get sick but difficult to heal.
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.
They don't like being overfed but if left undisturbed they will multiply, brightening up autumn and spring every year.
After consuming a weight-stabilizing diet for 13 to 25 days, participants were randomised to receive diets containing 5 percent of energy from protein (low protein), 15 percent (normal protein), or 25 percent (high protein), which they were overfed during the last 8 weeks of their 10- to 12-week stay in the inpatient metabolic unit.