[ al-uh-men-tey-shuh n ]
/ ˌæl ə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
addition to the volume of a glacial mass, chiefly by the accumulation of ice, snow, or névé.Compare ablation(def 2).
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Origin of alimentation
OTHER WORDS FROM alimentationsu·per·al·i·men·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superalimentation
/ (ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən) /
Derived forms of alimentationalimentative, adjective
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Medical definitions for superalimentation (1 of 2)
[ sōō′pər-ăl′ə-mĕn-tā′shən ]
The administration or consumption of nutrients beyond normal requirements.
Medical definitions for superalimentation (2 of 2)
[ ăl′ə-mĕn-tā′shən ]
The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.
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