nourishment: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nûr'ish-munt, nur'-), [key]
— n.
  1. something that nourishes; food, nutriment, or sustenance.
  2. the act of nourishing.
  3. the state of being nourished.
  4. a process, system, method, etc., of providing or administering nourishment: a treatise on the nourishment of international trade.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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