from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The feeding-mechanism actuating the lead-screw of a lathe.
  • noun Any feed-mechanism governed or operated by a screw.


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  • The concrete was mixed in Cockburn Barrow & Machine Co. 's screw-feed mixer which discharged into 2-in. plank skips 2 ft. wide 5-1/3 ft. long and 14 ins. deep, holding ¼ cu. yd.

    Concrete Construction Methods and Costs


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