a substance used or capable of being used as nutriment.
any material, substance, etc, that can be used as food
1870, from food + stuff (n.). Related: Foodstuffs.
noun 1. a person whose job is to arrange food in an attractive way for professional photographs or broadcasts. noun 1. a person who prepares food for photographs used in magazines, cookery books, etc
- Food technologist
noun a person trained in the science and technology of treatment, processing, preservation, and distribution of foods
noun, Cell Biology. 1. a membrane-enclosed cell vacuole with a digestive function, containing material taken up in by the process of phagocytosis. noun 1. (biology) a cavity surrounding ingested food particles in some protozoans
noun, Archaeology. 1. an early Bronze Age grave vessel, 1600–1300 b.c., found in Ireland and northern Britain and intended for the use of the deceased in the afterlife.