What does food mean?

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  1. (uncountable) Any substance that can be consumed by living organisms, especially by eating, in order to sustain life.
  2. (countable) A foodstuff.
  3. (uncountable, figuratively) Anything that nourishes or sustains.
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It led her to buy the intellectual property rights to the food waste decomposer and the company's Singapore units.
While microwaves heat up food more quickly, most food tastes better when it is cooked in a conventional oven.
I was on a liquid diet when I was sick because I couldn't digest solid food.
The delicate taste of the wine was overpowered by the spiciness of the food.
The restaurant's food is excellent, but beware the chili if you don't like spicy food.
Experts fear a humanitarian catastrophe if food isn't delivered to the refugees soon.

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