successive levels of predation in a food chain represented schematically as a pyramid because upper levels normally consist of decreasing numbers of larger predators.
a diagram that represents a healthy diet by placing food groups in a pyramid according to the number of servings from each group to be eaten every day.
noun 1. the study of the nature of foods and the changes that occur in them naturally and as a result of handling and processing.
noun 1. the preparation, delivery, serving, etc., of ready-to-eat foods: The cafeteria employs over 20 people in food service.
noun 1. any of the coupons sold or given under a federal program to eligible needy persons and redeemable for food at designated grocery stores or markets.
[food-stuhf] /ˈfudˌstʌf/ noun 1. a substance used or capable of being used as nutriment. /ˈfuːdˌstʌf/ noun 1. any material, substance, etc, that can be used as food n. 1870, from food + stuff (n.). Related: Foodstuffs.