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Meaning of INTAKE

Pronunciation:  'in`teyk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  2. [n]  an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container

INTAKE is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: consumption, ingestion, uptake
 See Also: activity, air horn, bodily function, bodily process, body process, deglutition, drink, drinking, eating, feeding, imbibing, imbibition, opening, suck, sucking, suction, swallow



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"take`\, n.
1. The place where water or air is taken into a pipe or
   conduit; -- opposed to {outlet}.

2. the beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or

3. The quantity taken in; as, the intake of air.

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