Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of searching for or collecting food.

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  • verb Present participle of forage.
  • noun The act of searching for food.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions

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Examples

  • This time of year, they should be foraging from the sea ice, floating over the productive waters of the continental shelf.

    Biologist Tracks Walruses Forced Ashore As Ice Melts

  • Another danger: foraging is illegal in many cities, including San Francisco.

    A Walk on the Wild Side

  • Such foraging is more common in Europe, where the first mushrooms of the season bring families to the forests.

    In Search of Nature's Treats

  • He became interested in foraging in 1999 when he was living in Florida and came to a realization of how unsustainable the world was.

    A Walk on the Wild Side

  • Finally, if specialised teeth could be shown to have no important function in foraging or feeding behaviour it might then be logical to infer that preening was their primary function -- but, how on earth would you show that they had ‘no function’ in foraging or feeding behaviour?

    The war on parasites: an oviraptorosaur’s eye view

  • Differences in foraging behaviour between Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Schreber, 1774) and Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825).

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Differences in foraging behaviour between Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Schreber, 1774) and Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825).

    The first new European mammal in 100 years? You must be joking

  • Finally, if specialised teeth could be shown to have no important function in foraging or feeding behaviour it might then be logical to infer that preening was their primary function -- but, how on earth would you show that they had ‘no function’ in foraging or feeding behaviour?

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • However, when removing necessary food, water, medicinal and other supplies to stay alive because the government either cannot or will not or is unable to assist, is called foraging.

    Crooks and Liars

  • I gave up on traditional explanations when we couldn’t find size-related tradeoffs in foraging rates or predator avoidance under different environmental conditions said Price, who has spent more than 20 years exploring niche-partitioning explanations for the remarkable diversity of desert rodent communities.

    Study: Thievery Promotes Rodent Coexistence | Impact Lab

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