serving: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sûr'ving), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person or thing that serves.
  2. a single portion of food or drink; helping.
  3. a layer of material, as jute yarn or tape, that is applied to the core or the exterior of a lead-covered cable and acts as a protective covering.
  1. for use in distributing food to or at the table: a serving tray.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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