Definition: providing nourishment
Definition: providing nourishment
Sentences Containing 'nutritious'
The same varieties of the cabbage do not yield abundant and nutritious foliage and a copious supply of oil-bearing seeds.
Seeds are disseminated by their minuteness, by their capsule being converted into a light balloon-like envelope, by being embedded in pulp or flesh, formed of the most diverse parts, and rendered nutritious, as well as conspicuously coloured, so as to attract and be devoured by birds, by having hooks and grapnels of many kinds and serrated awns, so as to adhere to the fur of quadrupeds, and by being furnished with wings and plumes, as different in shape as they are elegant in structure, so as to be wafted by every breeze.
Mr. Mivart asks: "Is it conceivable that the young of any animal was ever saved from destruction by accidentally sucking a drop of scarcely nutritious fluid from an accidentally hypertrophied cutaneous gland of its mother?
And in this case, the individuals which secreted a fluid, in some degree or manner the most nutritious, so as to partake of the nature of milk, would in the long run have reared a larger number of well-nourished offspring, than would the individuals which secreted a poorer fluid; and thus the cutaneous glands, which are the homologues of the mammary glands, would have been improved or rendered more effective.
With respect to the mammae of the higher animals, the most probable conjecture is that primordially the cutaneous glands over the whole surface of a marsupial sack secreted a nutritious fluid; and that these glands were improved in function through natural selection, and concentrated into a confined area, in which case they would have formed a mamma.
I have never seen an instance of nutritious seeds passing through the intestines of a bird; but hard seeds of fruit pass uninjured through even the digestive organs of a turkey.
For some of these chidlren, this meal is their only nutritious meal of the day.
Each hostel has their own mess facility to provide nutritious food for the students at reasonable rates.
While raising money for the ADA, students learn about diabetes and the importance of making healthy choices including eating nutritious foods and exercising every day.
Soup has long been one of the most economical and simple ways to supply nutritious food to large numbers of people.
Chenopod seeds are starchy; marsh elder has a highly nutritious oily seed similar to sunflower seeds.
The policy deals with nutritious meals served at school, the control of access to some foods and beverages during school hours, age appropriate nutrition education for all students, and physical education for students K-12.
Snoopy goes into training, eating the camp's awful food, doing exercises, and drinking a nutritious and noxious concoction.
Famines caused by crop failures in the 19th century caused Finns to improvise "pettuleipä" or bark bread, bread made from rye flour and the soft phloem layer of pine bark, which was nutritious, but rock-hard and anything but tasty.
De novo protein structure modeling is distinguished from Template-based modeling (TBM) by the fact that no solved homolog to the protein of interest is known, making efforts to predict protein structure from amino acid sequence exceedingly difficult. Prediction of protein structure "de novo" for larger proteins will require better algorithms and larger computational resources such as those afforded by either powerful supercomputers (such as Blue Gene or MDGRAPE-3) or distributed computing projects (such as Folding@home, Rosetta@home, the Human Proteome Folding Project, or Nutritious Rice for the World).
Dressed tripe was a popular nutritious and cheap dish for the working classes from Victorian times up until the latter half of the twentieth century.
The Satya Surabhi School in Attuvampatti valley provides value-based education and nutritious noon meals to children of the farm labourers and petty vendors of Attuvampatti.
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rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
intrepid - fearless