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Noun: intake  'in,teyk
  1. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    - consumption, ingestion, uptake
     
  2. An opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    - inlet
     
  3. The act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    - inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing in

Derived forms: intakes

Type of: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, breath, opening

Part of: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation

Encyclopedia: Intake, Sheffield