Feeding sentence example
Who are you feeding on?
There's no river feeding into this lake.
She finished feeding the horses and let all of them out except Casper.
Monday morning while she was feeding the horses, Brutus was watching the hills with unusual interest.
He'd forced her to stay awake through it all despite her fainting spells, tearing open her veins and feeding until she was too weak to fight him.Advertisement
Carmen and Felipa were engrossed in feeding the twins.
He set his course to intercept while contemplating breaking his rule about feeding on men.
There was no question in her mind that Brutus had been feeding on the carcass, but did he kill it?
Surely Alex was feeding him properly.
In fact, she did all the chores without telling him – including feeding the buffalo.Advertisement
The next morning when she was feeding the horses, Brutus wandered up with something in his mouth.
Feeding on emotion, his tone became harsh.
On Sunday after church they were feeding the horses when they began a friendly frolic.
They were feeding the horses and Jonathan was out exercising Dawn.
The mention of feeding made his stomach roar to life.Advertisement
When he finished carefully feeding it to her, he curled up beside his mother under the heavenly cloak.
Considering the wide differences between the two groups in the size and external characters, and in the mode of life, including the mode of feeding, it is indeed surprising that in every important organ the two groups should show a fundamental morphological identity.
She read widely though unsystematically, studying philosophy in Aristotle, Leibnitz, Locke and Condillac, and feeding her imagination with Rene and Childe Harold.
There are even records of an Anaphothrips, when cut off from its normal vegetable foodsupply, becoming cannibalistic and feeding on its own species.
It is possibly for the purpose of feeding on parasitic mites that book-scorpions lodge themselves beneath the wing-cases of large tropical beetles; and the same explanation, in default of a better, may be extended to their well-known and oft-recorded habit of seizing hold of the legs of horse-flies or other two-winged insects.Advertisement
Armadillos are omnivorous, feeding on roots, insects, worms, reptiles and carrion, and are mostly, though not universally, Peba Armadillo (Tatusia novemcincta).
The single species, which is a native of western and southern Australia, is about the size of an English squirrel, to which its long bushy tail gives it some resemblance; but it lives entirely on the ground, especially in sterile sandy districts, feeding on ants.
All are animals of small or moderate size and arboreal habits, feeding on a vegetable or mixed diet, and inhabiting Australia, Papua and the Moluccan Islands.
They subsisted miserably on the bounty of some natives, and partly by feeding on the seeds of a plant called nardoo.
In the Wheatstone automatic apparatus three levers are placed side by side, each acting on a set of small punches and on mechanism for feeding the paper forward a step after each operation of the levers.Advertisement
The side rows of holes only are used for transmitting the message, the centre row being required for feeding forward the paper in the transmitter.
Terrestrial plants have a gaseous interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide which is necessary for respiration and feeding.
Though feeding largely on worms and insects they ravage gardens and fields, on which account they are detested by the colonists.
Carried to the bee's nest, it undergoes a moult, and becomes a fat-bodied grub, ready to lead a quiet life feeding on the bee's rich food-stores.
Several species of Dermestidae are commonly found in houses, feeding on cheeses, dried meat, skins and other such substances.
Of the numerous other families of the Clavicornia may be mentioned the Cucujidae and Cryptophagidae, small beetles, examples of which may be found feeding on stored seeds or vegetable refuse, and the Mycetophagidae, which devour fungi.
The Nitidulidae are a large family with 1600 species, among which members of the genus Meligethes are often found in numbers feeding on blossoms, while others live under the bark of trees and prey on the grubs of boring beetles.
Like the perfect insects, they are predaceous, feeding on plant-lice (Aphidae) and scale insects (Coccidae).
The larva has no breathing-tube, and floats horizontally at the surface, except when feeding; it does not frequent sewage or foul water.
By feeding in their host.
They are said to be of a fierce disposition, feeding chiefly on birds.
In the municipalities, as in Rome, provision was made out of the public funds for feeding the poorest part of the population, and providing a supply of corn which could be bought by ordinary citizens at a moderate price.
It has been found possible to grow pure cultures of various diatoms, and by feeding these to delicate larvae kept in sterilized sea-water, great successes have been attained.
Then put off feeding them.
Each day of the following two weeks, Gabriel retrieved the couple, brought them to the same room, and schooled them in the art of feeding without killing.
Feeding was so wrapped up in sexuality for him that men held no appeal.
He rarely had dreams, and when he did, they were nice dreams of feeding on some beautiful woman.
Sometimes he wanted to hose his victims down before feeding.
He couldn't even think about feeding on another woman today.
That meant milking morning and night, and bottle feeding the kids - all twenty-seven of them.
She considered throwing the tasteless food cubes to the trees he warned her against feeding every day.
While Arthur might have been feeding the organization tidbits on Dean and Fred O'Connor's progress, how much could Arthur really know?
Now if they heard something they wouldn't know if we were feeding them lies or not.
In the upper parts of the valleys a number of lakes occur, occupying hollows and rock basins in the agglomerates and ashes, fed by springs, and feeding many of the streams that drain the mountain slopes.
By feeding the sheep, the land is dunged as if it had been folded; and those turnips, though few or none be carried off for human use, are a very excellent improvement, nay, some reckon it so, though they only plough the turnips in without feeding."
Turnips were hand-hoed and extensively employed in feeding sheep and cattle.
He was one of the first to use oil-cake and bone-manure, to distinguish the feeding values of grasses, to appreciate to the full the beneficial effects of stock on light lands and to realize the value of long leases as an incentive to good farming.
The Fertilizers and Feeding Stuffs Act 1906, amending and re-enacting the act of 1893, provided for the compulsory appointment by county councils of official samplers.
Wheat was so great a glut in the market that various methods were devised for feeding it to stock, a purpose for which it is not specially suited; in thus utilizing the grain, however, a smaller loss was often incurred than in sending it to market.
Mangels are probably more closely estimated, as these valuable roots are carted and stored for subsequent use for feeding stock.
Both the quantity and the quality of the produce, and consequently its feeding value, must depend greatly upon the selection of the best description of roots to be grown, and on the character and the amount of the manures, and especially on the amount of nitrogenous manure employed.
Under such conditions of supply, however, the root-crops, gross feeders as they are, and distributing a very large extent of fibrous feeding root within the soil, avail themselves of a much larger quantity of the nitrogen supplied than the cereal crops would do in similar circumstances.
In the feeding experiments which have been carried on at Rothamsted it has been shown that the amount consumed both for a given live weight of animal within a given time, and for the production of a given amount of increase, is, as current food-stuffs go, measurable more by the amounts they contain of digestible and available non-nitrogenous constituents than by the amounts of the digestible and available nitrogenous constituents they supply.
This table is taken from Warington's Chemistry of the Farm, 19th edition (Vinton and Co.), to which reference may be made for a detailed discussion of the feeding of animals.
If a bullock can be rendered fit for the butcher at the age of two or three years, will the animal repay another year's feeding?
It has been proved at the Christmas fat stock shows that the older a bullock gets the less will he gain in weight per day as a result of the feeding.
The judges, in making their awards at the show held annually in December, at Islington, North London (since 1862), are instructed to decide according to quality of flesh, lightness of offal, age and early maturity, with no restrictions as to feeding, and thus to promote the primary aim of the club in encouraging the selection and breeding of the best and most useful animals for the production of meat, and testing their capabilities in respect of early maturity.
To add to the educational value of the display, information as to the methods of feeding would be desirable, as it would then be possible to correlate the quality of the meat with the mode of its manufacture.
This is clearly the same process in essence as that of the formation of a vitellogenous gland from part of the primitive ovary, or of the feeding of an ovarian egg by the absorption of neighbouring potential eggs; but here the period at which the sacrifice of one egg to another takes place is somewhat late.
A common result of metamorphosis is that the larva and imago differ markedly in their habitat and mode of feeding.
Generally the larval is the feeding, the imaginal the breeding, stage of the life-cycle.
The extreme of this " division of labour " is seen, in those insects whose jaws are vestigial in the winged state, when, the need for feeding all behind them, they have but to pair, to lay eggs and to die.
Larva campodeiform, usually feeding by suction (exceptionally hypermetamorphic with subsequent eruciform instars).
Herein he divided the class A y es into two subclasses, to which he applied the names of Insessores and Grallatores (hitherto used by their inventors Vigors and Illiger in a different sense), in the latter work relying chiefly for this division on characters which had not before been used by any systematist, namely that in the former group monogamy generally prevailed and the helpless nestlings were fed by their parents, while the latter group were mostly polygamous, and the chicks at birth were active and capable of feeding themselves.
In some years between 1852 and 1867 the old mackerel disappeared off Guernsey from the surface, and were accidentally discovered feeding at the bottom.
If an aperture for ingress and egress, for purposes of feeding, were left in the wall of such a chamber, there would arise in a rudimentary form what is known as the tubular nest or web; and the next important step was possibly the adoption of such a nest as a permanent abode for the spider., Some spiders, like the Drassidae and Salticidae, have not advanced beyond this stage in architectural industry; but next to the cocoon this simple tubular retreat - whether spun in a crevice or burrow or simply attached to the lower side of a stone - is the most constant feature to be observed in the spinning habits of spiders.
Desis lives invariably between tide-marks upon the rocks and coral reefs, and may be found at low tide either crawling about upon them or swimming in tidal pools and feeding upon small fish or crustaceans.
In comparative valuations of feeding stuffs it has been found that cotton seed meal exceeds corn meal by 62%, wheat by 67%, and raw cotton seed by 26%.
But it has seldom reached this price, except in some of the northern states, where it is used for feeding purposes.
These facts indicate that we have here an agricultural product the market price of which is still far below its value as compared, on the basis of its chemical composition, either with other feeding stuffs or with other fertilizers.
Though it is probably destined to be used even more extensively as a fertilizer before the demand for it as a feeding stuff becomes equal to the supply, practically all the cotton seed meal of the south will ultimately be used for feeding.
In the latter we find the young Nemertines crawling about after a period of from six to eight weeks, and probably feeding upon a portion of this gelatinous substance, which is found to diminish in bulk.
It lives on the shores of lakes and rivers, swimming and diving with facility, feeding on the roots, stems and leaves of water-plants, or on fruits and vegetables which grow near the margin of the streams it inhabits.
The most profitable unit is calculated to be a daily consumption of 1500 tons of cane, or 150,000 in a grinding season of loo days, which implies a feeding area not above 6000 acres.
They differ greatly from all other members of the family (Macropodidae), being chiefly arboreal in their habits, and feeding on bark, leaves and fruit.
In accordance with this manner of feeding, the mouth is kept permanently open and prevented from collapsing by a pair of skeletal cornua belonging to a sustentacular apparatus (the nuchal skeleton), the body of which lies within the narrow neck of the proboscis; the latter is inserted into the collar and surrounded by the anterior free flap of this segment of the body.
The neve is thus the feeding ground of the glacier (q.v.).
The residue or " cake " left after expression of the oil is apparently nutritious and may prove to be of value for feeding animals.
A species of Acarus is recorded as infesting a store of powdered strychnine and feeding on that drug, so poisonous to larger organisms. Reference to literature (40).
Cobden was thus relegated to private life, and retiring to his country house at Dunford, he spent his time in perfect contentment in cultivating his land and feeding his pigs.
The manakins are peculiar to the Neotropical Region and have many of the habits of the titmouse family (Paridae), living in deep forests, associating in small bands, and keeping continually in motion, but feeding almost wholly on the large soft berries of the different kinds of Melastoma.
One recommendation of the system was that it favoured a milder system of treatment than was at that time in vogue; Brown may be said to have been the first advocate of the modern stimulant or feeding treatment of fevers.
In another a flock of vultures is feeding on the bodies of the fallen enemy; in a third a tumulus is being heaped up over those who had been slain on the side of Lagash.
It has been found in practice advantageous to prepare the canes for crushing in the mills, as above described, by passing them through a pair of preparing rolls which are grooved or indented in such manner as to draw in and flatten down the canes, no matter in which way they are thrown or heaped upon the canecarrier, and thus prepare them for feeding the first mill of the series; thus the work of crushing is carried on uninterruptedly and without constant stoppages from the mills choking, as is often the case when the feed is heavy and the canes are not prepared.
Great improvements have been made in the means of feeding the mills with canes by doing away with hand labour and substituting mechanical feeders or rakes, which by means of a simple steam-driven mechanism will rake the canes from the cane waggons on to the cane-carriers.
In endeavouring to make a pan of less power do as much and as good work as one of greater power, they have imagined many ingenious mechanical contrivances, such as currents produced mechanically to promote evaporation and crystallization, feeding the pan from many points in order to spread the feed equally throughout the mass of sugar being cooked, and so on.
On the other hand, the advocates of admitting the feed into a vacuum pan in many minute streams appeal rather to the ignorant and incompetent sugarboiler than to a man who, knowing his business thoroughly, will boil 150 tons of hot raw sugar in a pan in a few hours, feeding it through a single pipe and valve io in.
Here they are discharged (washed and freed from any adherent soil) into an elevator, which carries them up to the top of the building and delivers them into a hopper feeding the slicer.
Knives are arranged around their circumference in such a way that the hopper feeding them presents an annular opening to the disk, say 7 ft.
The firstmentioned process consists of charging and feeding the vacuum pan with the richest syrup, and then as the crystals form and this syrup becomes thereby less rich the'pan is fed with syrup of lower richness, but still of a richness equal to that of the mother-liquor to which it is added, and so on until but little mother-liquor is left, and that of the poorest quality.
We therefore regard the body of a Cestode as a single organism within which the gonads have become segmented, and the segmentation of the body as a secondary phenomenon associated with diffuse osmotic feeding in the narrow intestinal canal.
Lastly there is a form " soil," used by agriculturists, of the feeding and fattening of cattle with green food such as vetches.
Stored tobacco is liable to be attacked and ruined by the " cigarette beetle," a cosmopolitan insect of very varied tastes, feeding not only on dried tobacco of all kinds, including snuff, but also on rhubarb, cayenne pepper, tumeric, ginger, figs and herbarium specimens.
These works appear to have been erected by powerful sovereigns with unlimited command of labour, possibly with the object of giving employment to subjugated people, while feeding the vanity or pleasing the taste of the conqueror.
Pastoral interests are largely in feeding cattle for the Chilean markets, for which large areas of alfalfa are grown in the irrigated valleys of the Andes.
It can hardly be doubted that the function of these avicularia is the protection of the tentacles and compensation-sac. The suggestion that they are concerned in feeding does not rest on any definite evidence, and is probably erroneous.
The act of feeding, in which the proboscis is buried in the skin of the victim nearly up to the bulb, is remarkably quick, and in thirty seconds or less the abdomen of the fly, previously flat, becomes swollen out with blood like a berry.
He now began to fulfil the promise of his "Cimabue," and by such pictures as "Paolo e Francesca," "The Star of Bethlehem," "Jezebel and Ahab taking Possession of Naboth's Vineyard," "Michael Angelo musing over his Dying Servant," "A Girl feeding Peacocks," and "The Odalisque," all exhibited in 1861-1863, rose rapidly to the head of his profession.
For instance, some species of Philodendron have a growth like that of ivy, with feeding roots penetrating the soil and clasping roots which fix the plant to its support.
Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.
The trees were formerly felled for building the ships of the navy and for feeding the iron furnaces of Sussex and Hampshire.
Reference has been already made to the various methods of feeding practised by Hymenoptera in the larval stage, and the care taken of or for the young throughout the order leads in many cases to the gathering of such food by the mother or nurse.
Thus, wasps catch flies; worker ants make raids and carry off weak insects of many kinds; bees gather nectar from flowers and transform it into honey within their stomachs - largely for the sake of feeding the larvae in the nest.
The feeding habits of the adult may agree with that of the larva, or differ, as in the case of wasps which feed their grubs on flies, but eat principally vegetable food themselves.
Others are scavengers feeding on decaying organic matter; the pond skaters, for example, live mostly on the juices of dead floating insects.
Graceful in form and active in motion, sun-birds flit from flower to flower, feeding on small insects which are attracted by the nectar and on the nectar itself; but this is usually done while perched and rarely on the wing as is the habit of humming-birds.
Both species are omnivorous, feeding voraciously on fruits and insects.
The reptile doubtless frequented marshes, feeding on the succu lent vegetation, and often swimming in the water.
The sheep-like saiga, Saiga tatarica, of the Kirghiz steppes stands apart from all other antelopes by its curiously puffed and trunk-like nose, which can be wrinkled up when the animal is feeding and has the nostrils opening downwards.
Less care is required in its cultivation when it is intended for feeding live-stock.
And sacramentalism informs the great discourses concerning rebirth by water and the spirit, and feeding on the Living Bread, Jesus' flesh and blood, and the narrative of the issue of blood and water from the dead Jesus' side.
Beet is chiefly grown as feeding stuff for cattle, and not for sugar.
Reindeer, followed by wolves, come also every year to the islands; the polar fox and polar bear, both feeding on the lemmings, are numerous.
The work of building the nest, and of incubation, falls chiefly on the female, while the duty of feeding the young rests mainly with the cock bird.
The more complete the economic isolation of the monarchy the more the lack of raw materials made itself felt, both for the manufacture of indispensable war supplies and for the feeding of the civil population.
On the ground that an acre of cultivable land under fruit and vegetable cultivation will produce from two to twenty times as much food as if the same land were utilized for feeding cattle.
On the ground that the aim of every prosperous community should be to have a large proportion of hardy country yeomen, and that horticulture and agriculture demand such a high ratio of labour, as compared with feeding and breeding cattle, that the country population would be greatly increased by the substitution of a fruit and vegetable for an animal dietary.
Generaly this is a timid animal, feeding almost solely on fruits, and lying dormant during winter.
Only he is saved who on the one hand is forgiven at baptism and so released from the power of Satan, and then goes on to live in obedience to the divine law; and on the other hand receives in baptism the germ of a new spiritual nature and is progressively transformed by feeding upon the body and blood of the divine Christ in the eucharist.
The relationship with Aepyornis of Madagascar is still problematic. Whilst the moas seem to have been entirely herbivorous, feeding not unlikely upon the shoots of ferns, the kiwis have become highly specialized wormeaters.
Quantities can be learned from experience, and from watching individual cases; frequency varies within very wide limits, from reptiles which at most may feed once a week and fast for long periods, to the smaller insectivorous birds which require to be fed every two or three hours, and which in the winter dark of northern latitudes must be lighted up once or twice in the night to have the opportunity of feeding.
The feeding of carnivores is on the whole the most easy; the chief pitfall being the extreme liability of all except the larger forms to fatal digestive disturbances from food that is not quite fresh.
A minor problem in menageries is injudicious feeding by visitors.
Many authorities attempt to restrain visitors from feeding the animals in their charge, but such a restriction, even if practicable, is not all gain, for animals in captivity are less inclined to mope, and are more intelligent and tamer, if they become accustomed to regard visitors as pleasant sources of tit-bits.
Although feeding chiefly on roots, fruits and grain, it is also to some extent carnivorous, attacking and eating small quadrupeds, lizards and birds.
Singularly, a snake (Coronella laevis), also common on the continent, and feeding principally on this lizard, has followed it across the British Channel, apparently existing in those localities only in which the sand-lizard has settled.
The evolution of insect life in driving animals from feeding ranges and in the spread of disease probably has been a prime cause of extinction.
There is very little doubt that they lived at the bottom of the sea, feeding upon worms or other soft marine organisms, crawling slowly about the sandy or muddy bottom and burying themselves beneath its surface when danger threatened.
In the first place experiment has shown that biting-flies, other in all probability than the true, natural hosts, may at times transmit the parasites - as it were - accidentally, if, after feeding on an infected animal, they are allowed to bite a fresh one within a limited time.
Frequently they raise themselves by standing on their hind-legs with the fore-feet resting against the trunk of the tree on which they are feeding.
The most obvious distinctions between Totaninae and Tringinae may be said to lie in the acute or blunt form of the tip of the bill (with which is associated a less or greater development of the sensitive nerves running almost if not quite to its extremity, and therefore greatly influencing the mode of feeding) and in the style of plumage - the Tringinae, with blunt and flexible bills, mostly assuming a summer-dress in which some tint of chestnut or reddish-brown 1 These are Phalaropus fulicarius and P. (or Lobipes) hyperboreus, and were thought by some of the older writers to be allied to the Coots (q.v.).
The loss from this cause is also less than formerly, because any grain unfit for export is now readily purchased for the feeding of animals in Ontario and other parts of eastern Canada.
After the raising of the duty on barley under the McKinley and Dingley tariffs that trade was practically destroyed and Canadian farmers were obliged to find other uses for this crop. Owing to the development of the trade with the mother-country in dairying and meat products, barley as a home feeding material has become more indispensable than ever.
To this end experiments are conducted in the feeding of cattle, sheep and swine for flesh, the feeding of cows for the production of milk, and of poultry both for flesh and eggs.
General Gordon is quoted as having stated that the Sudan if properly settled would be capable of feeding the whole of Europe.
Its range towards the pole seems to be only bounded by open water, and it is the constant attendant upon all who are employed in the whale and seal fisheries, showing the greatest boldness in approaching boats and ships, and feeding on the offal obtained from them.
They generally associate in herds, and spend most of the day in covert on the banks, feeding in the evening and morning.
The Lamellibranchia have markedly diverged from the original type by the adoption of filtration as a method of feeding.
The art of sericulture concerns itself with the rearing of silkworms under artificial or domesticated conditions, their feeding, the formation of cocoons, the securing of these before they are injured and pierced by the moths, and the maturing of a sufficient number of moths to supply eggs for the cultivation of the following year.
The causes which produce it are not well known, but it is generally attributable to currents of cold and damp air, to the use of wet leaves in feeding, and to sudden changes of temperature.
It invariably happens during the most active period of feeding, three or four days after the fourth moult up to the rising, and generally appears after a meal of coarse leaves, obtained from mulberries pruned the same year and growing in damp soil.
The lap is taken to the filling engine, which is similar in construction and appearance to the opener as far as the feeding arrangements are concerned, but the drum, in place of being entirely covered with fine steel teeth, is spaced at intervals of from 5 to to in.
A faller or gill drawing machine consists of a long feeding sheet which conveys silk to a pair of rollers (back rollers).
The drafts from the dressing frame are made into little parcels of a few ounces in weight, and given to the spreader, who opens out the silk and spreads it thinly and evenly on to the feeding sheet, placing a small portion of the silk only on the sheet.
About the size of a large domestic fowl, they are birds of nocturnal habit, sleeping, or at least inactive, by day, feeding mostly on earth-worms, but occasionally swallowing berries, though in captivity they will eat flesh suitably minced.
That the sense of touch is highly developed seems quite certain, because the bird, although it may not be audibly sniffing, will always first touch an object with the point of its bill, whether in the act of feeding or of surveying the ground; and when shut up in a cage or confined in a room it may be heard, all through the night, tapping softly at the walls..
The species are extremely numerous, about 1400 being known, nearly entirely confined to fresh water, and feeding on vegetable substances or small animals.
Although partly feeding on worms and other small forms of animal life, the carp is principally a vegetarian, and the great development of its pharyngeal apparatus renders it particularly adapted to a graminivorous regime.
It is a native of the Island of Ceram, where it is said to live in pairs, feeding on fruits and herbs, and occasionally on small animals.
Black, brown and grizzly bears may be seen at almost any time during the summer season feeding on the garbage from the hotels.
The importance of the root-fibres, or " feeding roots " justifies the care which is taken by every good gardener to secure their fullest development, and to prevent as far as possible any injury to them in digging, potting and transplanting, such operations being therefore least prejudicial at seasons when the plant is in a state of comparative rest.
The contrariety is more apparent than real, as the operation consists in the removal of the coarser roots, a process which results in the development of a mass of fine feeding roots.
So far as practical gardening is concerned, feeding by the roots after they have been placed in suitable soil is confined principally to the administration of water and, under certain circumstances, of liquid or chemical manure; and no operations demand more judicious management.
This should be done early in the spring, and the plants heavily shaded until feeding roots are again produced.
Surface dressing and feeding by liquid manure should also be afforded these plants while the fruit is swelling.
The blast of air forced in through the tuyeres near the bottom of the furnace burns the coke there, and the intense heat thus caused melts away the surrounding iron, so that this column of coke and iron gradually descends; but it is kept at its full height by feeding more coke and iron at its top, until all the iron needed for the day's work has thus been charged.
Chamois are gregarious, living in herds of 15 or 20, and feeding generally in the morning or evening.
Chamois-shooting is most successfully pursued when a number of hunters form a circle round a favourite feeding ground, which they gradually narrow; the animals, scenting the hunters to windward, fly in the opposite direction, only to encounter those coming from leeward.
The systole is not altered in length, but the diastole is very much prolonged, and since this is the period not only of cardiac rest but also of cardiac "feeding" - the coronary vessels being compressed and occluded during systole - the result is greatly to benefit the nutrition of the cardiac muscle.
It is ?e also largely used for feeding poultry, for which purpose mainly it is imported.
They are imported for poultry feeding like the former species and for cage-birds, but are extensively used in soups, &c., on the Continent.
They are small longsnouted gerbil-like animals, mainly nocturnal, feeding on insects, and characterized by the great length of the metatarsal bones, which have been modified in accordance with their leaping mode of progression.
Whilst feeding, the bird wades about, stirs up the mud with its feet, and, reversing the ordinary position of its head so as to hold the crown downwards and to look backwards, sifts the mud through its bill.
His return was marked by another miraculous feeding of the multitude, and also by two healing miracles which present unusual features.
The next incident is the feeding of the five thousand, which belongs to the Galilean ministry and is recorded by the three other evangelists.
Objects that do not require annealing are produced by dozens per minute, and all the movements of feeding and stamping and removal are often automatic. The ductility of metals and alloys is utilized in wire and tube-drawing through dies on long benches.
Along this channel the nectar is drawn into the pharynx and passes, mixed with saliva, into the crop or "honey-bag"; the action of the saliva changes the saccharose into dextrose and levulose, and the nectar becomes honey, which the bee regurgitates for storage in the cells or for the feeding of the grubs.
In habits it is chiefly nocturnal, and by preference carnivorous, feeding on birds and the smaller quadrupeds, in pursuit of which it climbs trees, but it is said also to eat fruits, roots and other vegetable matters.
It is extremely wild, feeding by night and sleeping by day in the densest jungle.
According to Blyth, it is a favourite amusement among the natives to let loose a couple of tame caracals among a flock of pigeons feeding on the ground, when each will strike down a number of birds before the flock can escape.
Terminating as it usually does with the feeding and feeing of a greater or less number of Brahmans and the feasting of members of the performers' own caste, the Sraddha, especially its first performance, is often a matter of very considerable expense; and more than ordinary benefit to the deceased is supposed to accrue from it when it takes place at a spot of recognized sanctity, such as one of the great places of pilgrimage like Prayaga (Allahabad, where the three sacred rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati, meet), Mathura, and especially Gaya and Kasi (Benares).
It has been shown by means of spectroscopic observations that the green colour of the elytra, &c., is due to the presence of chlorophyll; and that the variations of the spectral bands are sufficient, after the lapse of many years, to indicate with some certainty the kind of leaves on which the insects were feeding shortly before they were killed.
Hermits of the genus Coenobita he found feeding voraciously on nestling sea-terns.
Linseed cake, the marc left after the expression of the oil, is a most valuable feeding substance for cattle.
In 1852 he produced "Girls Sewing," "Man Spreading Manure"; 1853, "The Reapers"; 1854, "Church at Greville"; 1855 - the year of the International Exhibition, at which he received a medal of second class - "Peasant Grafting a Tree"; 1857, "The Gleaners"; 1859, "The Angelus," "The Woodcutter and Death"; 1860, "Sheep Shearing"; 1861, "Woman Shearing Sheep," "Woman Feeding Child"; 1862, "Potato Planters," "Winter and the Crows"; 1863, "Man with Hoe," "Woman Carding"; 1864, "Shepherds and Flock, Peasants Bringing Home a Calf Born in the Fields"; 1869, "Knitting Lesson"; 1870, "Buttermaking"; 1871, "November - recollection of Gruchy."
For example, there are the drop-bar, the web and the gripper methods of feeding these presses.
This also allows time for the feeding in of the next sheet to be printed.
The rotary presses in use at the present time are indeed wonderful specimens of mechanical ingenuity, all the various operations of damping (when necessary), feeding, printing (both sides), cutting, folding, pasting, wrapping (when required) and counting being purely automatic. These machines are of various kinds, and are specially made to order so as to cope with the particular class of work in view.
Parrots are found as far south as Tierra del Fuego, where Darwin saw them feeding on seeds of the Winter's bark.
It may be considerably diminished by a return to a more natural system of feeding, as by using brown bread instead of white, by taking oatmeal porridge, and by eating raw or cooked fruits, such as apples, oranges, prunes and figs, or preserves made of fruit, such as raspberry and strawberry jam, marmalade, &c., by vegetables or by dried and powdered seaweed.
The most important point in this treatment consists in forced feeding, the want of appetite which is so prominent in many cases of phthisis being regarded as an abnormal sensation not to be regarded; and under the forced feeding, combined with open-air life, many marvellous recoveries are recorded.
In the well-known "rest" cure, which we owe to Weir Mitchell, forced feeding takes a prominent part.
The shoulders and fore-limbs are feebly developed, and the hind-limbs of disproportionate strength and magnitude, which give the animals a peculiarly awkward appearance when moving about on all-fours, as they occasionally do when feeding.
Probably because it was so completely exotic in character it is passed over in almost total silence in the Gospels - the city (as opposed to the lake) is mentioned but once, as the place from which came boats with sight-seers to the scene of the feeding the five thousand, John vi.
Like baboons, mandrills appear to be indiscriminate eaters, feeding on fruit, roots, reptiles, insects, scorpions, &c., and inhabit open rocky ground rather than forests.
Attila, who knew the difficulty that he should have in feeding his immense army if his march was further delayed, turned again to the north-east, was persuaded by the venerable bishop Lupus to spare the city of Troyes, but halted near that place in the Catalaunian plains and offered battle to his pursuers Aetius and Theodoric. The battle which followed - certainly one of the decisive battles of the world - has been.
These are commonly called lakes, but are in reality shallow depressions receiving water from the overflow of the rivers in times of flood, and in return feeding them when the floods have subsided.
The dolphin is exceedingly voracious, feeding on fish, cuttlefishes and crustaceans.
Ewes on natural pastures receive no hand feeding except a little hay when snow deeply covers the ground.
Flaiths and other persons holding large areas let to clansmen, who then became Ceiles, not land, but the privilege of feeding upon land a number of cattle specified by agreement.
Daer-ceiles were also exposed to casual burdens, like that of lodging and feeding soldiers when in their district.
After about a week's feeding they drop to the ground, lie dormant for a month, during which time they acquire their fourth pair of legs xxvi.
Examples of Ixodes vicinis have been kept for two years and three months without feeding, and specimens of Argas persicus were still alive after four years' starvation.
In the presence of this difficulty the government decided, early in 1847, gradually to discontinue the relief works, and to substitute for them relief committees charged with the task of feeding the people.
The same circumstances which had emboldened the Boers to declare war in the autumn of 1899, induced them to renew a guerilla warfare in the autumn of 1900the approach of an African summer supplying the Boers with the grass on which they were dependent for feeding their hardy horses.
The people, he contended, were no worse off under the old monarchy than they will be in the long run under assemblies that are bound by the necessity of feeding one part of the community at the grievous charge of other parts, as necessitous as those who are so fed; that are obliged to flatter those who have their lives at their disposal by tolerating acts of doubtful influence on commerce and agriculture, and for the sake of precarious relief to sow the seeds of lasting want; that will be driven to be the instruments of the violence of others from a sense of their own weakness, and, by want of authority to assess equal and proportioned charges upon all, will be compelled to lay a strong hand upon the possessions of a part.
Between the long, extensile, worm-like tongue of the anteaters, essential to the peculiar mode of feeding of those animals, and the short, immovable and almost functionless tongue of the porpoise, every intermediate condition is found.
In this case, not only temperature, but also the peculiar mode of feeding, may be the cause.
Slow in their movements, and feeding on vegetable substances, they are confined to the neighbourhood of rivers, estuaries or coasts, although there is a possibility of accidental transport by currents across considerable distances.
The coal, previously elevated to hoppers, is dropped into the feeding chambers, which are so arranged that they can travel from end to end of the retorthouse and feed the coal into the retorts.
In these cases the producers are arranged outside the iron-works, glass-works, &c., in an open yard where all the manipulations of feeding them with coal, of stoking, and of removing the ashes are performed without interfering with the work inside.
To obviate these drawbacks the producer A is kept at a greater heat than is otherwise usual, the air required for feeding the producer being pre-heated in the channels e, e.
Alfalfa is grown to a considerable extent and is used for feeding the herds of cattle driven across country to Chile.
Indian corn is the principal crop, for corncake forms the staple diet of the peasantry, while the grain is also used for feeding pigs, the heads for feeding cattle and the stubble for manure.
The males are polygamous, and during autumn and winter associate together, feeding in flocks apart from the females; but with the approach of spring they separate, each selecting a locality for itself, from which it drives off all intruders, and where morning and evening it seeks to attract the other sex by a display of its beautiful plumage, which at this season attains its greatest perfection, and by a peculiar cry, which Selby describes as "a crowing note, and another similar to the noise made by the whetting of a scythe."
The policy of the government was accordingly changed, and the task of feeding a whole people was undertaken.
They pass the day in sleep, but are very active at night, feeding on fruits, insects and small birds.
The word is said to mean "cropper" or "trimmer," from the animal's habit of feeding on the branches of trees.
Upon hatching, the young, which differ from the adult in possessing long antennae and a pair of powerful fossorial anterior legs, fall to the ground, burrow below the surface, and spend a prolonged subterranean larval existence feeding upon the roots of vegetation.
Moreover., it is the indirect means of supplying water to almost every town and village in Seistan Proper, feeding as it does a network of minor canals, by which a system of profuse irrigation is pu t t in force.
Sometimes the water of entire rivers or vast artificial reservoirs (pdiitanos) is used in feeding a dense network of canals distributed over plains many square miles in extent.
Oats and rye are cultivated only in the higher parts of the mountains, the former as a substitute for barley in feeding horses and mules, the latter as a breadstuff.
The vertical section (A) shows the lower portion of the combs devoted to brood-rearing, the higher and thicker combs being reserved for honey, and midway between the brood and food is stored the pollen required for mixing with honey in feeding the larvae.
This trouble may be guarded against by feeding the bees in the early autumn with good food made from cane sugar, and housing them in well-ventilated hives kept warm and dry by suitable coverings.
Ibex are gregarious, feeding in herds of ten to fifteen individuals; but the old males generally live apart from, and usually at greater elevations than, the females and young.
That experiments, founded on the study of his nature and properties, which have from time to time been made to improve the breed, and bring the different varieties to the perfection in which we now find them, have succeeded, is best confirmed by the high estimation in which the horses of Great Britain are held in all parts of the civilized world; and it is not too much to assert that, although the cold, humid and variable nature of their climate is by no means favourable to the production of these animals in their very best form, Englishmen have by great care, and by sedulous attention to breeding, high feeding and good grooming, with consequent development of muscle, brougnt them to the highest state of perfection of which their nature is capable.
Yet even with naphtha traces of the solvents remain, so that the meal obtained cannot be used for cattle feeding, notwithstanding the many statements by interested parties to the contrary.
It is true that on the continent extracted meal, especially rape meal from good Indian seed and palm kernel meal, are somewhat largely used as focd for cattle in admixture with press cakes, but in England no extracted meal is used for feeding cattle, but finds its proper use in manuring the land.
Less than three weeks later, she was working in the garden and Alex was feeding the horses when his cell phone rang.
Cade watched as she unbuttoned her blouse and began feeding him.
It shouldn't have been flooding her like it was, as if someone there was feeding her while Darian seemed to be sucking it out of her, despite her attempt to restrain it.
She's sleeping with Czerno and feeding him the names of the new Guardians.
No, the master had been waiting to kill him, had been feeding Damian the same juice Two stopped drinking.
Feeding Sasha information about the only way to break the bondâ€”without telling him the breakage was only temporaryâ€” rendered the girl he.d been tracking for weeks vulnerable.
Cynthia was busy feeding linens into the insatiable washing machine.
Sarah found her self control quickly, and could retract her fangs of her own accord, though Jackson still required verbal cues, and at times physical restraint from Gabriel to stop feeding.
Jackson enjoyed the surge of power a vampire garnered from turning a human, but having to snack carefully on one person for days on end, always running the risk of killing them, took all the fun out of feeding for him.
Usually, when a person is turned, he or she is anxious to take off and explore their new power, so you keep them a while, carefully feeding and teaching them how to control the bloodlust.
Vampire blood would not provide nutrition, though feeding on Sarah created the intimate connection that they both needed now.
In fact, she did all the chores without telling him â€“ including feeding the buffalo.
He'd even made his peace with Claire before feeding the treacherous bitch to the sociopathic Original Vamp.
You have access to the adjacent farmland; so, use the meadow for feeding.
Once the flies start hatching, the fish respond by surface feeding, then dry fly fishing becomes the epitome of sport for most anglers.
Feeding soft, textured foods tends to reduce mechanical abrasion especially in the buccal surface of the caudal cheek teeth.
The heavily browsed acacias reacted to giraffe feeding in another, perhaps more surprising way.
It also signaled the point at which the band was at its best and feeding off the massive audience acclaim.
These wasps then eat harmful cabbage aphids which may be feeding on the plants.
You will also see how feeding takes place using the sieve-like appendages on the legs.
Make sure you take along some frozen fish bait, just in case the dogfish are feeding.
The big male we watched was feeding on the stems of giant bamboos, an amazing feat.
As a team we had a feeling both Hungary and Belgium were feeding bloodworm at the start as well as joker.
Instead there are condensing communal boilers feeding each pod.
Feeding the soil Fruit can be very bountiful without regular inputs of food.
It represented an important breeding ground for frogs and was a definite feeding ground for owls and bats.
These birds are sometimes seen along with Red-whiskered bulbuls in larger flocks feeding in flowering trees.
He finds them of admirable use in feeding bullocks, and fat and lean sheep.
The wetland area revealed a pair of Black-headed Wagtails and two Black-headed buntings feeding in the grasses.
If she responds positively to her feeding, she will let out a little burp, yawn and fall asleep.
Volunteers assist in the feeding and care of breeding caimans and iguanas.
We are running an ongoing publicity campaign asking site visitors to stop feeding bread to the ducks.
By the fifteenth century it had become a house of Augustinian canons feeding only 27 of Bristol's poor.
It is no exaggeration to say that wolf packs are feeding the carnivores and scavengers in Yellowstone.
In 1984, he believed the opportunity to milk the cash cow feeding other minority sports was too good to miss.
Margins are good feeding caster tight with either caster or catmeat hook bait.
Mangers showing fattened cattle and gazelles feeding were discovered there and the emplacements are still there now.
There were also many Yellow Wagtails feeding around the grazing cattle, plus one Little Egret.
We soon found a group of blue chaffinches feeding by the picnic tables, with a few canaries.
This curious plant has no chlorophyll, growing with the aid of a fungus feeding off dead wood.
Provided you keep on feeding them they will happily chomp away without the need for other additives.
Most dry dog chows give approximate feeding amounts on their labels.
I have 5 home bred midas cichlids for sale, 3-4 " feeding really well on anything!
An ameba, however, does not feed entirely on plants it is also carnivorous feeding on tiny ciliates.
They come complete with a " real feel ", battery powered heartbeat, and a terry cloth pouch for a feeding bottle.
This ensures he is not swallowing air whilst feeding which may help to reduce colic.
Another person is responsible for emptying the bins and feeding much of the non-clinical waste into an on-site compactor.
These new vessels feeding the tumor also provide a conduit for tumor spread throughout the body.
Our boa constrictors need feeding only once a month, for example.
A new theory for the origin of " mad cow " disease has linked its spread with the feeding of human remains to animals.
In late summer the young are very common in the lower shore pools feeding on tiny crustaceans.
Bottle feeding Very young cubs taken from a damaged sett are difficult to get started on a bottle.
This blast will be three electronic detonators each feeding ten detonating chord runs, don't want to get too complicated with the wiring!
Some flagellates combine the methods of plant and animal feeding, however most planktonic dinoflagellates are in fact plants.
Later in the morning 8 great crested grebes and 6 red-throated divers were present feeding offshore.
Getting the right feed One of the most common misconceptions with feeding a poor doer is just to feed more of the existing diet.
To film them feeding, he places small dollops of food under leaves in the woodland.
The largest party seen in 2003 was of 13 feeding among cattle dung on 4 October.
A few Cattle egrets were seen flying off to their feeding grounds.
The penguins were really good, ESP at feeding time - and one could imagine they don't mind being cooped up?
The ACNFP was also concerned that products containing phytosterol esters are not appropriate nutritionally for young children and breast feeding women.
Information is also provided for feeding to pregnant and lactating ewes.
Mosaic created a huge feeding frenzy that has got a lot of people who are reading this their jobs.
I was tempted to lay it when I saw the feeding frenzy but decided to just stay out of it.
The hacks have an insatiable feeding frenzy for political fratricide.
There at least she could enjoy a bit of privacy away from the media feeding frenzy which had enveloped her all summer.
Incorporate slow-release fertilizer to reduce the need for extra feeding later.
The rabbit flea can live for nine months at temperatures around the freezing point without feeding.
Another highlight was the opportunity to watch a pair of Souza's Shrikes feeding a fledgling.
Long periods of time may pass before a mixed-species feeding flock appears or some shy and skulking individual is detected.
They were difficult to see, only one small feeding flock found which stayed in very close canopy cover.
Applying liquid tomato feed will encourage better flowering - see ' Feeding ' .
The young fluke then penetrates the liver tissues, through which it migrates, feeding on mainly on blood, for about six weeks.
It will lead to mortgage foreclosures and negative equity, leading to more foreclosures, feeding the downward spiral still more.
I remember we were sitting by the majestic river Shannon watching a feeding frenzy of sea gulls.
A free feeding frenzy at the trough is a weakness even I have.
Some geese perform the threat call, some the contact call and others the feeding gabble.
As he got closer the gander heard the feeding gabble of other geese.
They are often seen in association with diving gannets feeding on the same fish.
Burping a baby - If a baby gets very gassy while he's feeding, parents will burp him.
Feeding bottles of milk, bathing, changing their diapers and making sure they have a clean hammock to sleep in every night.
The pup, on the other hand, rapidly gains weight feeding on milk, which contains about 60% fat.
For advice about Hand Feeding & Rearing babies see here These 3 baby hedgehogs were found abandoned in a front garden.
Fishing light floats and feeding hemp, the pair fished double maggot on the hook and had bream to over 6lb.
This quality highchair has been designed to incorporate the key features essential to parent and baby at feeding time.
Redshank chicks can be spotted feeding in the damp grassy hollows left by winter flooding, gorging on the variety of insects.
This fact sheet includes the construction and use of bat boxes, hedgehog homes, red squirrel feeding hoppers and bumblebee homes.
Similarly satisfying was feeding some vine weevil larvae I found in my potted hostas to the birds.
It is essential when growing hydroponics to KNOW what the strength of the solution is before feeding your plants AND while they are growing.
Feeding is controlled by a part of the brain called the hypothalamus.
You will be sent a user id to use for feeding back via this site.
Not least in the considerations, the fact that breast feeding lowers the later incidence of cancer.
Different feeding strategies are employed within the industry to control the nutrient intake of breeder flocks.
We begin by feeding in details of the molecular interactions.
Approximately 23% of patient in ICU receive intravenous (parenteral) feeding.
They are third-level consumers, feeding on soil invertebrates they're size or larger.
His lawyer said his American military jailers were force feeding him.
July 2001 Feeding the Celtic tiger Paul Walsh explores the Irish actuarial jungle where the tiger makes its home.
This is truly a ' living salad ' - grow in organic soil, feeding with dried kelp on an occasional basis.
At least two Little Egrets were feeding in the flooded lagoon.
This can usually be achieved by feeding ad lib good quality silage.
In addition to skylarks, other birds feeding on the roof have included linnet, meadow pipit and pied wagtail.
Between bouts of feeding the older caterpillars rest at the bottom of the plant, often hiding in leaf litter.
As a boy, John Clarke started work at the mill by feeding the livestock going on to become master baker.
These relatively long-lived stars may have been feeding the black hole for longer, allowing it to spin up to faster rates.
Fishing a 9m pole to open water, Tom fished corn on the hook feeding red maggot.
But, she wasn't feeding she was chasing away a drake mallard.
Feeding on the seeds of tree mallow, they seem to favor coastal areas.
Between running the Gretna ticket office and feeding the media's insatiable maw, he's also been in for a brain scan.
The crags and moorland are suitable nesting and feeding areas for a variety of birds, including the peregrine, merlin and red grouse.
The document covers starter and grower feed and feeding golden shiners, fathead minnows and goldfish.
The young spiders then molt to the second stage and begin feeding.
The small Indian mongoose may be an occasional predator because of its ground feeding habits.