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 for fed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fed \Fed\ (f[e^]d),
     imp. & p. p. of Feed.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feed \Feed\ (f[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fed (f[e^]d); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Feeding.] [AS. f[=e]dan, fr. f[=o]da food; akin to
     OS. f[=o]dian, OFries. f[=e]da, f[=o]da, D. voeden, OHG.
     fuottan, Icel. f[ae][eth]a, Sw. f["o]da, Dan. f["o]de.
     [root]75. See Food.]
     1. To give food to; to supply with nourishment; to satisfy
        the physical huger of.
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              If thine enemy hunger, feed him.      --Rom. xii.
                                                    20.
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              Unreasonable creatures feed their young. --Shak.
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     2. To satisfy; gratify or minister to, as any sense, talent,
        taste, or desire.
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              I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him.
                                                    --Shak.
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              Feeding him with the hope of liberty. --Knolles.
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     3. To fill the wants of; to supply with that which is used or
        wasted; as, springs feed ponds; the hopper feeds the mill;
        to feed a furnace with coal.
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     4. To nourish, in a general sense; to foster, strengthen,
        develop, and guard.
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              Thou shalt feed my people Israel.     --2 Sam. v. 2.
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              Mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed. --B.
                                                    Cornwall.
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     5. To graze; to cause to be cropped by feeding, as herbage by
        cattle; as, if grain is too forward in autumn, feed it
        with sheep.
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              Once in three years feed your mowing lands.
                                                    --Mortimer.
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     6. To give for food, especially to animals; to furnish for
        consumption; as, to feed out turnips to the cows; to feed
        water to a steam boiler.
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     7. (Mach.)
        (a) To supply (the material to be operated upon) to a
            machine; as, to feed paper to a printing press.
        (b) To produce progressive operation upon or with (as in
            wood and metal working machines, so that the work
            moves to the cutting tool, or the tool to the work).
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Fed
      n 1: any federal law-enforcement officer [syn: Federal, Fed,
           federal official]
      2: the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12
         Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and
         state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies;
         "the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by
         raising and lowering short-term interest rates and the money
         supply" [syn: Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve,
         Fed, FRS]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "fed":
     Bow Street runner, FBI, FBI agent, Federal, G-man, MP,
     Secret Service, Sherlock Holmes, T-man, agent, amanuensis,
     baggage agent, bailiff, beadle, beagle, bound bailiff,
     business agent, captain, catchpole, chief of police, claim agent,
     clerk, commercial agent, commission agent, commissioner, consignee,
     constable, customer agent, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, dupe,
     factor, federal, federal agent, flic, freight agent, functionary,
     gendarme, general agent, government man, hotel detective,
     house detective, house dick, implement, inquiry agent, inspector,
     instrument, insurance agent, investigator, land agent, law agent,
     lictor, lieutenant, literary agent, loan agent, mace-bearer,
     marshal, mounted policeman, narc, news agent, officer, official,
     operative, parliamentary agent, passenger agent, patrolman,
     peace officer, plainclothesman, police captain,
     police commissioner, police constable, police detective,
     police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant,
     policeman, policewoman, portreeve, press agent, private detective,
     private investigator, puppet, purchasing agent, real estate agent,
     reeve, revenuer, roundsman, sales agent, secretary, sergeant,
     sergeant at arms, sheriff, sleuth, special agent, station agent,
     steward, store detective, superintendent, theatrical agent,
     ticket agent, tipstaff, tipstaves, tool, travel agent,
     treasury agent, trooper, walking delegate
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  field emission display
  FED
  
      (FED) A type of flat panel display in which field
     emitting cathodes bombard a phosphor coating causing it to
     emit light.
  
     A field emission display is similar to a cathode ray tube
     but only a few millimeters thick.  They use a large array of
     fine metal tips or carbon nanotubes (which are the most
     efficient electron emitters known), to emit electrons through
     a process known as field emission.  Many of these are behind
     each phosphor dot so FEDs do not display dead pixels like LCDs
     even if 20% of the emitters fail.  Sony is researching FED
     because it is the flat-panel technology that comes closest to
     matching the picture of a CRT.
  
     (2007-10-10)
  

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