from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ore-storage and -rehandling plant: a trade-term applied to any large ore- and coal-storage plant in which the materials are transferred, by means of cranes, hoists, conveyers, reloaders, or other machinery, more than once, as from cars to bins and from bins to a storage-yard or to other cars or to furnaces. Such plants are also used to rehandle pig-iron. See coal-storage and reloader.
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