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  • Mahlzeit (feierlich und altertümlich: Mahl) nennt man heute allgemein das Einnehmen des Essens – Speisen und Getränke – Im Deutschen Wörterbuch der Brüder Grimm wird der Begriff Mahlzeit hergeleitet von der Zeitangabe für ein Gastmahl, Eine Hauptmahlzeit besteht im westlichen Kulturkreis heute häufig aus Gemüse oder Salat,
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  • SubstantivPLmealsPREmé-SUF-meal
    1. Food that is prepared and eaten, usually at a specific time (e.g. breakfast = morning meal, lunch = noon meal, etc), and usually in a comparatively large quantity (as opposed to a snack, which is a comparatively small quantity of food).
      1. Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.
    2. Food served or eaten as a repast.
      1. Last spring, the periodical cicadas emerged across eastern North America. Their vast numbers and short above-ground life spans inspired awe and irritation in humans—and made for good meals for birds and small mammals.
    3. The coarse-ground edible part of various grains often used to feed animals; flour.
      1. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.
    4. (Britain dialectal) A speck or spot.
      1. A part; a fragment; a portion.
      2. VerbSGmealsPRmealingPT, PPmealed
        1. VT To defile or taint.
          1. Were he meal'd with that / Which he corrects, than were he tyrannous. ― Shakespeare.
      3. Mehr Beispiele
        1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
          • The reason for equivalization is to allow for household economies of scale–for example, cooking a meal for four people costs less than cooking four separate meals for one person.
          • The silence of our meal was alone broken by the dull clattering of knives and forks, and the tinkling of the bell to summon the brisk waiter to bring wine and draw the cloth.
          • Served throughout the meal are sherries, red wines, champagnes, and brandies.
        2. In der Endung des Satzes verwendet
          • The two men found the three women destringing freshly picked bush beans for the evening meal.
          • Most snackers don't have time to eat a proper meal.
          • Those diners were left to guess, or rather to underguess by an average 600 calories per meal.

      Meaning of meal for the defined word.

      Grammatisch, dieses wort "meal" ist ein substantive, genauer gesagt, ein zählbare nomen und ein singularia tantum. Es ist auch ein verben, genauer gesagt, ein transitive verben.
      • Wortart Hierarchie
        1. Substantive
          • Zählbare Nomen
            • Singularia tantum
              • Unzählbare Nomen
            • Verben
              • Transitive Verben
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            Einfach     ➨     Schwer
            Bestimmtheit: Höhe 9
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            Definitiv    ➨     Vielseitig
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