To contribute to a fund, esp to put what one owes into the pot of a card game (1940s+ Poker)
Contribute money to a pool or reserve, as in I can’t make a big donation this year, but I’m willing to feed the kitty something. This term, originating in gambling, incorporates a pun, since kitty can mean “cat” as well as “pool.” [ Late 1800s ]
[feed-throo] /ˈfidˌθru/ noun, Electronics. 1. a connector used to pass a conductor through a circuit board or enclosure. /ˈfiːdˌθruː/ noun 1. (electronics) a conductor used to connect two sides of a part, such as a printed circuit board
[feed-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈfidˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/ noun 1. to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam. /ˈfiːdˌwɔːtə/ noun 1. water, previously purified to prevent scale deposit or corrosion, that is fed to boilers for steam generation
[fee-fer-sur-vis] /ˈfi fərˈsɜr vɪs/ adjective 1. pertaining to the charging of fees for specific services rendered in health care, as distinguished from participating in a prepaid medical practice: fee-for-service medicine.
[fee] /fi/ noun 1. a charge or payment for professional services: a doctor’s fee. 2. a sum paid or charged for a privilege: an admission fee. 3. a charge allowed by law for the service of a public officer. 4. Law. 5. a gratuity; tip. verb (used with object), feed, feeing. 6. to give a […]