grazing

grazing
Synonyms and related words:
ablation, abrasion, abrasive, animal husbandry, animal rearing, appetite, attrition, bee culture, beekeeping, breeding, brushing, buffing, burnishing, campo, cannibalism, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorousness, cattle-ranching, chafe, chafing, chewing, chicken-farming, consumption, contacting, contingent, cropping, dairy-farming, deglutition, detrition, devouring, devourment, dieting, dining, dressage, dressing, eating, epulation, erasure, erosion, feasting, feeding, filing, fretting, galling, glancing, gluttony, gnotobiotics, gobbling, grass, grass veld, grassland, grinding, haugh, haughland, herbivorism, herbivority, herbivorousness, herding, horse training, horsemanship, hunger, impingent, impinging, in contact, ingestion, lea, licking, limation, llano, manducation, mastication, mead, meadow, meadow land, meeting, messing, mink-ranching, munching, nibbling, nudging, nutrition, omnivorism, omnivorousness, omophagy, osculatory, pampa, pampas, pantophagy, park, pasturage, pasture, pasture land, pasturing, pecking, pig-keeping, polishing, prairie, range, rasping, regalement, relishing, rubbing, rubbing away, rumination, sandblasting, sanding, savanna, savoring, scouring, scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, scrub, scrubbing, scuff, sheepherding, shining, smoothing, steppe, steppeland, stock raising, stockbreeding, swale, tangent, tangential, tasting, thremmatology, touching, vega, vegetarianism, veld, wear, wearing away, wolfing, zootechnics, zootechny

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Grazing — generally describes a type of predation in which an herbivore feeds on plants (such as grasses), or more broadly on a multicellular autotrophs (such as kelp). Grazing differs from true predation because the organism being eaten is not killed, and …   Wikipedia

  • Grazing — Graz ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, grazes. [1913 Webster] 2. A pasture; growing grass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grazing — ► NOUN ▪ grassland suitable for use as pasture …   English terms dictionary

  • grazing — [grā′ziŋ] n. 1. land to graze on; pasture 2. Informal the eating of snacks all day long or the eating of small portions of different foods …   English World dictionary

  • grazing — pp. Eating a number of small meals throughout the day; eating a selection of appetizers as your main meal. graze v. grazer n. Example Citations: Grazing was the way our body was designed to eat, says nutritionist Antony Haynes. Large meals burden …   New words

  • grazing — [[t]gre͟ɪzɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Grazing or grazing land is land on which animals graze. He had nearly a thousand acres of grazing and arable land …   English dictionary

  • Grazing — Graze Graze (gr[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grazed} (gr[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Grazing}.] [OE. grasen, AS. grasian, fr. gr[ae]s grass. See {Grass}.] 1. To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for. [1913 Webster] A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grazing — n. pastureland, pasture, field or plot of ground where livestock are grazed greɪz n. instance of rubbing lightly against something; scrape; scratch; act of grazing, act of eating grass v. rub lightly against something; scrape the skin from; feed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grazing — noun Date: 1517 herbage or land for grazing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grazing — noun Grazing is used before these nouns: ↑land, ↑marsh, ↑right …   Collocations dictionary

  • grazing — /gray zing/, n. 1. pastureland; a pasture. 2. Informal. the act or practice of switching television channels frequently to watch several programs. [1400 50; late ME; see GRAZE1, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

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