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nourishments, plural;
  1. The substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition
    • - tubers from which plants obtain nourishment
  2. Food
    • - they often go days with little or no nourishment
  3. The action of nourishing someone or something
    • - they suck out the sap and eliminate from it a sweet liquid for the nourishment of their young

  1. nutriment: a source of materials to nourish the body
  2. the act of nourishing; "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"
  3. Nutrition (also called nourishment or aliment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet.
  4. (nourish) A nurse; To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment; To support; to maintain; To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the ...
  5. (Nourish) 1988. Pf (2 piano). Ms
  6. (Nourishing) Good for a person to eat
  7. The process of replenishing a BEACH. It may be brought about naturally, by LONGSHORE TRANSPORT, or artificially by the deposition of dredged materials.
  8. The placement of sediment on a beach or dunes by mechanical means.
  9. Addition of sand to a beach to act as a shore protection measure.(1)