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overfeed

[′ō·vər‚fēd]
(mining engineering)
To attempt to make a diamond- or rock-drill bit penetrate rock at a rate in excess of that at which the optimum economical performance of the bit is attained, needlessly damaging the bit and shortening its life.
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According to MacLean, a final piece of evidence indicating that obesity and overfeeding during the menopausal transition converge to promote tumour growth and progression was that the antidiabetic drug metformin reduced tumour burden in obese rats after surgical ovariectomy.
At the end of the 13-day overfeeding period and after one night fasting, the fasted geese were killed in a slaughter house by exsanguination.
Alaedeen noted that the project could not discern to what degree hyperglycemia was a result of overfeeding by total parenteral nutrition as distinguished from a response to injury.
Here formulas are more affordable and available to the poor, but when additional cultural beliefs come into play, such as overfeeding and adding extra formula, the subsidized formulas can run-out quickly and mothers may choose to substitute cow's milk, evaporated milk or condensed milk to dilute the formula or purchase unsafe formulas on the "black market.
Overfeeding the extruder creates compound backpressure in the feed opening.
Although this reflects a wide range of weight gain in the group, each pair of twins responded similarly to the overfeeding.
Overfeeding baby female baboons makes the primates fatter-than-normal adults, according to a study by Douglas S.
Zorak leads Brak into all kinds of trouble - like stealing the mascot of Learnmore High's rival just before the big game, overfeeding a neighbor's fish or stealing a magic candy bar.
A SWIFT clean-up operation will get under way at Killingworth Lake after overfeeding the swans and geese led to an explosion in the number of birds.
The most likely explanation of that is that the pig had a sudden change of diet or overfeeding," he said.
ABSTRACT : The aim of our study was to research the effect of overfeeding on plasma parameters and mRNA expression of genes associated with hepatic lipogenesis in the Sichuan white goose and Landes goose.
ALMOST a third of Britain's dog owners are "killing their pets with kindness" by overfeeding them, a veterinary charity warned today.