Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To feed insufficiently.
  • transitive verb To supply (an engine) with fuel from the underside.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To supply with too little food; feed insufficiently.
  • Noting apparatus which feeds or supplies fresh material from below; specifically, noting a form of mechanical feeder for fuel of boiler-furnaces, designed for bituminous coal rich in volatile components.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To feed with too little food; to supply with an insufficient quantity of food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to feed inadequately or insufficiently

Etymologies

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under- +‎ feed

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