Definition of “feeder” - English Dictionary

“feeder” in British English

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feederadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈfiː.dər/ us /ˈfiː.dɚ/

used to refer to something that leads to or supplies a larger thing of the same type:

a feeder road
a feeder school

feedernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfiː.dər/ us /ˈfiː.dɚ/

(Definition of “feeder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“feeder” in Business English

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feedernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfiːdər/ us

an organization, system, etc. that supplies a larger organization, system, etc. with something:

(Definition of “feeder” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)