Pronunciation: (ē'ting), [key]
1. the act of a person or thing that eats.
2. food with reference to its quality or tastiness when eaten: This fish is delicious eating.
1. good or fit to eat, esp. raw (distinguished from cooking): eating apples.
2. used in eating: eating utensils.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.