meal noun definition in Types of meal topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

meal

 noun: Types of meal topic
1 [countable] an occasion when people sit down to eat food, especially breakfast, lunch or dinner Try not to eat between meals. Lunch is his main meal of the day. (especially British English) to go out for a meal (= to go to a restaurant to have a meal) What time would you like your evening meal? 2 [countable] the food that is eaten at a meal Enjoy your meal. a three-course meal