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Noun: grazing  grey-zing
  1. Eating small snacks throughout the day rather than having meals
    - graze
  2. The act of brushing against while passing
    - shaving, skimming
  3. Bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    - eatage [dialect], forage, pasture, pasturage, grass
  4. A field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    - pasture, pastureland, pasture land, grazing land, lea, ley
Verb: graze  greyz
  1. Feed as in a meadow or pasture
    "the herd was grazing";
    - crop, browse, range, pasture
  2. Break the skin (of a body part) by scraping
    "She was grazed by the stray bullet"
  3. Let feed in a field, pasture or meadow
    - crop, pasture
  4. Scrape gently
    "graze the skin";
    - crease, rake
  5. Eat lightly, try different dishes
    "There was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by grazing";
    - browse

Derived forms: grazings

Type of: brush, eat, eating, feed, feeding, fodder, give, grassland, injure, nosh, snack, touch, touching, wound

Part of: country, rural area

Encyclopedia: Grazing