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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·i·ment /ˈæləmənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 al·i·ment /ˈæləmənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·i·ment n.
 1. That which nourishes; food; nutriment; anything which feeds or adds to a substance in natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of support.
    Aliments of their sloth and weakness.   --Bacon.
 2. An allowance for maintenance. [Scot.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·i·ment, v. t.
 1. To nourish; to support.
 2. To provide for the maintenance of. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a source of materials to nourish the body [syn: nutriment,
           nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, alimentation,
      v : give nourishment to [syn: nutrify, nourish]