ration

Part of speech: noun

A fixed allowance or portion, as of food, for a day.

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Usage examples "ration":

  1. The grain ration should consist of equal amounts of cracked or whole yellow corn and wheat. - "A Living from the Land", William B. Duryee.
  2. This may be followed by feeding the chick ration previously mentioned. - "A Living from the Land", William B. Duryee.
  3. As regards beer, the men were to have a ration of 1 gallon a day each. - "Pioneers in Canada", Sir Harry Johnston.