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Meatness vs. Meat

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Meatnessnoun

(rare) The quality of being meat.

Meatnoun

(uncountable) The flesh (muscle tissue) of an animal used as food.

‘A large portion of domestic meat production comes from animals raised on factory farms.’; ‘The homesteading teenager shot a deer to supply his family with wild meat for the winter.’;

Meatnoun

(countable) A type of meat, by anatomic position and provenance.

‘The butchery's profit rate on various meats varies greatly.’;

Meatnoun

Food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also meat and drink.

Meatnoun

A type of food, a dish.

Meatnoun

A meal.

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Meatnoun

(uncountable) Any relatively thick, solid part of a fruit, nut etc.

‘The apple looked fine on the outside, but the meat was not very firm.’;

Meatnoun

(slang) A penis.

Meatnoun

(colloquial) The best or most substantial part of something.

‘We recruited him right from the meat of our competitor.’;

Meatnoun

(sports) The sweet spot of a bat or club (in cricket, golf, baseball etc.).

‘He hit it right on the meat of the bat.’;

Meatnoun

A meathead.

‘Throw it in here, meat.’;

Meatnoun

(Australian Aboriginal) A totem, or (by metonymy) a clan or clansman which uses it.

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Meatnoun

Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

‘And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.’; ‘Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you.’;

Meatnoun

The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

Meatnoun

Dinner; the chief meal.

Meatverb

To supply with food.

‘His shield well lined, his horses meated well.’;

Meatnoun

the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

Meatnoun

the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone;

‘black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell’;

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Meatnoun

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

‘the gist of the prosecutor's argument’; ‘the heart and soul of the Republican Party’; ‘the nub of the story’;

Meat

Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times.

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