Definitions for "Alimentation"
State or mode of being nourished.
Generally, the process of providing nourishment or sustenance; thus, in glaciology, the combined processes that serve to increase the mass of a glacier or snowfield; the opposite of ablation. The deposition of snow is the major form of glacial alimentation, but other forms of precipitation along with sublimation, refreezing of meltwater, etc. also contribute. The additional mass produced by alimentation is termed accumulation.
a source of materials to nourish the body
The act or process of affording nutriment; the function of the alimentary canal.