Hunger - Food Insecurity

Business / Agriculture / Hunger - Food Insecurity: An economic definition is the lack of food due to the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods, or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways. The USDA, in 1997, estimated that about 12% of US households suffer from food insecurity.

Other Words for Food

Food Verb Synonyms: nourishment, nutriment, aliment, sustenance, subsistence, foodstuffs, edibles, eatables, viands, bread, victuals, rations, provisions, comestibles, commons, grub, eats, chow, scoff, prog
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Other Words for Hunger

Hunger Verb Synonyms: hungriness, emptiness, appetite, ravenousness, voraciousness, voracity, famine, starvation
Hunger Noun Synonyms: yearning, desire, craving, itch, thirst, longing, hankering, mania, cupidity, cacoethes, yen
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Plug-In

Technology / Computers / Plug-In: This is a program that your browser uses to manipulate a downloaded file. It differs from a Helper Application in that the plug-in works inside the browser window. MORE

Point-After-Touchdown (PAT)

Entertainment / Football / Point-After-Touchdown (PAT): A place kick taken from the opponent’s 2-yard line (3-yard line in college); awarded to a team that has scored a touchdown, it is worth 1 point if it goes through the goalpost. MORE

Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan

Health / Dentistry / Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan: A health plan allowing the member to choose to receive a service from a participating or non-participating provider, with different benefits levels associated with the use of participating providers. MORE

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