Definition of infeed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪnfiːd/


[mass noun]
1The action or process of supplying material to a machine.
Example sentences
  • The machine is suited for high precision, infeed and single-revolution, thread rolling, worm rolling and roll sizing.
  • Several degrees of automation are available, ranging from semiautomatic hand feeding of product to a fully automated system of product infeed, leaflet insertion, and discharge handling of the completed carton.
  • If the Eskom infeed to Komga has faulted, Mr Van Zyl can contact the Eskom Contact Centre for feedback.
1.1 [count noun] A mechanism which supplies material to a machine.
Example sentences
  • The screw diameter gradually increases from the machine's infeed to the die - either over the entire screw length (as in a universal screw), or over a screw section.
  • Both grinders feature remote-controlled operation, with a 56-in.-high x 48-in.-wide infeed opening and a 40-in.-wide conveyor for stacking material to a height of 18 ft.
  • The Morgan typically shuttles this material some 75 to 100 metres to the chipper, swinging the drags so the logs are aligned straight into the chipper infeed.

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