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starvations, plural;
  1. Suffering or death caused by hunger
    • - thousands died of starvation

  1. a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
  2. the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care"
  3. (starve) be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"
  4. (starve) die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
  5. (starve) crave: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
  6. (starve) deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel"
  7. Starvation is a severe reduction in vitamin, nutrient and energy intake. It is the most extreme form of malnutrition. In humans, prolonged starvation can cause permanent organ damage and eventually, death. The term inanition refers to the symptoms and effects of starvation.
  8. In computer science, starvation is a multitasking-related problem, where a process is perpetually denied necessary resources. Without those resources, the program can never finish its task .
  9. In glaciology, starvation is said to occur when a glacier retreats not because of temperature increases, but due to precipitation being so low that ice flow downwards into the zone of ablation exceeds the replenishment from snowfall. ...
  10. Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt Tighteners. ...
  11. a condition of severe suffering due to a lack of nutrition; likely to cause starving
  12. (starve) To die; in later use especially to die slowly, waste away; To die because of lack of food or of not eating; To be very hungry; To destroy, make capitulate or at least make suffer by deprivation, notably of food; To deprive of nourishment; To kill with cold
  13. (Starve) To become very weak or die because there is no enough food to eat.
  14. (starve) (v) açlıqnı sınarģa, aşsız tururģa
  15. (starve) to suffer or die from not having enough food
  16. To "starve" a mixer is to not feed it enough LO power. By the way, obese people shouldnever say "I'm starving" when the mean "I'm hungry", it is disrespectful to anyone who actually has starved.
  17. (Starved) a condition where a insufficient level of crosslinker or adhesion promoters exist in the uncured silicone composition.  This results in very high product viscosities and or very slow to incomplete curing capabilities.
  18. (Starved) as Heather, Lady Godiva, Puma Girl
  19. (Starving) A condition in which there is an inadequate flow of writing fluid to the writing surface.
  20. (Starving) The activities in a stage must stop because there is no work.
  21. (Starving) The process by which small avalanches stop.  Mass is withdrawn from the front of the avalanche and runs out.
  22. (Starving) To dream of being in a starving condition, portends unfruitful labors and a dearth of friends. To see others in this condition, omens misery and dissatisfaction with present companions and employment.
  23. during starvation the energy needs of the body drop a lot. Most cells increase the use of fatty acids for fuel, and conserve the supply of glucose. The brain shifts away from glucose and uses ketone bodies for fuel.
  24. Starvation is life-threatening undernutrition, when a poor nutritional state unilaterally raises vulnerability to mortality through any means (De Waal 1991). Physical and biological condition describing chronic lack of food, which leads to death.
  25. A condition wherein one or more threads prevent other threads from accessing a shared resource over extended periods of time. For instance, a thread that invokes a synchronized method that performs some time-consuming operation starves other threads.