Definition of feeder adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfiːdə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːdər//
    [only before noun] Types of road
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  1. 1(of roads, rivers, etc.) leading to a bigger road, etc. a feeder road to the motorway/freeway See related entries: Types of road
  2. 2supplying goods, services, etc. to a large organization
  3. 3(North American English) (of animals on a farm) kept to be killed and used for meat
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