a ratio expressing the weight of food required to produce a unit gain in the live weight of an animal
noun 1. a space, as in a shopping mall, with a concentration of fast-food stalls and usually a common eating area.
- Food drive
noun a campaign to collect foodstuffs for charity distribution Examples Tons of food were collected in the food drives for victims of the hurricane. Word Origin 1919
- Food fight
noun phrase A messy and childish fight among people who smear and spatter each other with food: It makes for the kind of nice, political food fight that television politics specializes in serving up [1970s+; -aholic]
noun 1. any fish used for food by human beings.