- the action of a person or thing that eats
- something edible, with reference to its quality as food
- that eats or consumes
- good for eating uncooked: eating apples
- used for eating or dining: eating utensils, an eating place
See eating in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Suitable for being eaten, especially without cooking: good eating apples.
- Used in the ingestion of food, as at the table: eating utensils.
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