Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Feeding"

The meaning of "Feeding" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does feeding increasing populations is possible due primarily to improved irrigation systems.
whats due and primarily means?do increasing is adj for populations?is feeding a gerund? mean?
increasing populations, yes
Populations increasing in number of people

feeding means
giving (enough)food to
Yes, gerund

due to
due primarily to
because of
Because primarily of

Giving enough food to populations that are growing in numbers is possible because primarily of improved irrigation systems.
Q: What does "feeding off him" in this context mean?
A: It means that the narrator is gaining something off of Aaron, in this case, the pot.
Q: What does The long feeding sessions can take their toll on a new mom, so get out and about during nap time. mean?
A: A toll is a cost. Thus when something "takes a toll" it requires you to pay. In this case, the mother is paying with time and energy.

Synonyms of "Feeding" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between forced feeding and forcing myself to eat ?
A: The difference is who is doing the forcing.

“Forced feeding” means someone else (like a doctor) is forcing food into the person.

“Forcing myself to eat” means that you are the person making yourself eat.
Q: What is the difference between feeding, food, and diet, ?
A: Feeding: giving food to someone/something.
- I like feeding my dogs.
- She is feeding the rabbits carrots.
Food: something you eat.
- I like to eat yummy food.
- Food fills me up quickly.
Diet: you want to lose weight, so you watch what you eat.
- I need to go on a diet. I'm getting bigger.
- He went on a diet. That's why he looks so good.
Q: What is the difference between feeding and nutrition ?
A: Feeding:

I am feeding my dog.
(Giving him food)


The nutrition facts on this cereal make me not want to buy it.
(Something that either makes you healthy or unhealthy. A word people on a diet like to use.)

Translations of "Feeding"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? feeding some pets at home
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Other questions about "Feeding"

Q: It doesn't require to be picky on feeding the cat a fish, in terms of the fat or skinny of the fish.
Does this sound natural?
A: When feeding a fish to a cat, it doesn’t matter if the fish is fat or skinny.
Q: feeding number

is it used in spoken english?? if it is not what other noun should i use ??

which i wanna use in commercial kitchen.

thanks Does this sound natural?
A: Serves x
Serves x people
Q: You must commit to feeding your mind with positive stuff every day and surround yourself with people who believe in you and are pulling on the rope in the same direction you are.
What does “pull on the rope in the same direction you are”means?
A: Do you know tug-of-war?
Support; fight for and with you.
Q: “Lunch is finished. Let’s remove your feeding bib. Look! The front pocket caught all spills. So, let’s rinse the bib.” Does this sound natural?
A: It seems very formal, considering this is said to a baby.

Lunch is finished, let's remove your bib. Look it's caught all the mess, so let's clean it

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