crossfeed (plural crossfeeds)
- (sound) The process of blending the left and right channels of a stereo recording.
- (aviation) The supplying of one fuel tank of an aircraft with fuel from the other.
- (aviation) To supply one fuel tank of an aircraft with fuel from the other.
- (sound) To blend the left and right channels of a stereo recording.
- (biology) To coexist on a single limiting resource where one strain or species grows on the primary resource and the second grows on the partially degraded resource excreted by the first.
- 1976, John W. Littlefield, Variation, Senescence, and Neoplasia in Cultured Somatic Cells, →ISBN:
- It is now recognized that crossfeeding does not occur with derivatives of the mouse L-cell line (such as A9) , nor with certain HeLa clones. However, crossfeeding does occur with other heteroploid mouse lines (3T3 and derivatives), hamster BHK-21 cells and derivatives, and diploid human fibroblasts.
- 1985, Martha Robertson Taylor, Changing the meaning of experience:
- How can the results of crossfeeding trials be used to sequence mutant strains of the bacteria Serratia marsescens in the biosynthetic pathway for the production of prodigiosis?
- 2010, Michael P. H. Stumpf, Statistical and Evolutionary Analysis of Biological Networks, →ISBN, page 116:
- The emergence of crossfeeding interactions has been observed in long- term evolution experiments on E. coli in chemostats with glucose as the limiting resource