nourishment nourishment  /ˈnɜ rɪʃ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a source of materials to nourish the body
  2. (n) the act of nourishing

Usage(s):

  1. Water, Earth's most precious resource, serves simultaneously as habitat, nourishment and cleanser.
  2. Those who give the cash exercise a vital form of political expression: they provide a basic nourishment of democracy.
  3. We need food for nourishment, of course.

News

  1. KDH moves forward with beach nourishment

    The Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners approved a proposed $20 million beach nourishment project at its May 13 meeting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Outer Banks Sentinel

  2. Suffer for your art? Tax to fund A&E possible in Larimer County

    If the arts are both an important economic development tool and nourishment for the soul, two Northern Colorado efforts are working to secure that growth and sustenance for generations to come.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

  3. Phone apps help track pets' activity, nutrition

    By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Dog and cat lovers have a new way to make sure their pets get plenty of exercise and nourishment: phone apps that track how much an animal plays, runs, sleeps and eats. Whistle, an iPhone app and monitor worn on a dog's collar that was launched last week, measures an animal's activity throughout the day. The app can track changes over time and can compare ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I have to travel, get nourishment from other cultures," Martin said. "But I want time to do it. I don't want to feel rushed."
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Ricky Martin Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Shakira, who performed at the premiere of new film 'Love in the Time of Cholera' in Las Vegas on Tuesday night (06.11.07), added to People magazine: "Love is my primary nourishment. I think that nothing else in life, not even your career or music -...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Shakira Source: Monsters and Critics.com

  3. "In a new form, he joins our liberation struggle which is moving on like a lengthy river of blaze," Prabhakaran said in a statement posted on the LTTE Web site. "He has nourished that yearning. Strengthened by his nourishment we will continue...
    on Nov 3, 2007 By: Velupillai Prabhakaran Source: Bloomberg

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