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Daemon
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feeder

(noun) A branch that flows into the main stream.

Synonyms: confluent, tributary, affluent

Usage: This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation Gulf and the Arctic Ocean.
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feed·er (fē′dər)
n.
1. One that supplies food: a bird feeder on a window ledge.
2.
a. One that eats in a specified manner. Used of an animal: a filter feeder; a bottom feeder.
b. One that consumes nutrients to a specified degree. Used of a plant: heavy feeders such as rhubarb or tomatoes.
3. One that is fed, especially an animal that is being fattened for market.
4. A worker or device that feeds materials into a machine for further processing.
5. Something that contributes to the operation, maintenance, or supply of something else, especially:
a. A tributary stream.
b. A branch line of a transport system, as of an airline or a railroad.
6. Any of the medium-voltage lines used to distribute electric power from a substation to consumers or to smaller substations.
7. A transmission line between an antenna and a transmitter.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
feeder (ˈfiːdə)
n
1. a person or thing that feeds or is fed
2. a child's feeding bottle or bib
3. (Agriculture) agriculture chiefly US and Canadian a head of livestock being fattened for slaughter
4. (Mechanical Engineering) a person or device that feeds the working material into a system or machine
5. (Physical Geography) a tributary channel, esp one that supplies a reservoir or canal with water
6. (Civil Engineering)
a. a road, service, etc, that links secondary areas to the main traffic network
b. (as modifier): a feeder bus.
7. (Electronics)
a. a transmission line connecting an aerial to a transmitter or receiver
b. a power line for transmitting electrical power from a generating station to a distribution network
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
feed•er (ˈfi dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that supplies food or feeds something.
2. a bin or boxlike device from which farm animals may eat, esp. such a device allowing a number of chickens to feed simultaneously.
3. a person or thing that takes food or nourishment.
4. a person or device that feeds a machine.
5. a tributary stream.
6.
a. a secondary road that feeds traffic to a major road.
b. a branch of a main transportation line, as of an airline or railroad.
7. an electric conductor, or group of conductors, connecting primary equipment in an electric power system.
8. straight man.
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with my pleasure
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feeder
Definition: (noun) A branch that flows into the main stream.
Synonyms: confluent, tributary, affluent
Usage: This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation Gulf and the Arctic Ocean.
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Word of the Day
feeder
Definition: (noun) A branch that flows into the main stream.
Synonyms: confluent, tributary, affluent
Usage: This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation Gulf and the Arctic Ocean.
taurine
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Put some paper on it to print out the map.
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Backyard Bird Feeder



taurine
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Oh, I like it, monamagda.
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feeder

Definition: (noun) A branch that flows into the main stream.
Synonyms: confluent, tributary, affluent
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