Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: nutrition
IPA transcription: [nutɹ'ɪʃən]
Pronunciations of nutrition
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: nutrition
    Meaning: the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)
  • Synonyms: nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
    Meaning: a source of materials to nourish the body
  • Synonyms: nutrition
    Meaning: (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
Usage examples
  • Rich and poor cook too much for taste and too little for nutrition or digestion.
  • Yet for some of these operations, as sensation and nutrition, our body is a necessary instrument.
  • There is another method of preparing rice which is almost as satisfactory, and by which all the nutrition is retained.
  • It is not, however, possible that the functions of nutrition, growth, and generation, through which the nutritive soul operates, can be exercised by the heavenly bodies, for such operations are incompatible with a body naturally incorruptible.
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