Definition of front-end loader in English:

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front-end loader


North American
1A machine with a scoop or bucket on an articulated arm at the front for digging and loading earth.
Example sentences
  • The father in this case was driving a tractor on the highway, with his 3-year-old in a bucket of the front-end loader.
  • I started with an old bucket from a front-end loader and removed the teeth and the grapple fork.
  • CCC's number-one maintenance problem is wear on the buckets of its front-end loaders - especially on the leading edge of the bucket just beyond where the blade is bolted to the bucket.
1.1A hydraulic bucket or scoop that fits onto the front of a tractor.
Example sentences
  • Transfer manure and load the storage with a tractor-mounted front-end loader, elevator stacker, and solid piston pump.
  • We mounted an extra L-shape bar to the arm of our front-end loader on our tractor.
  • Large-jawed and rich, they grew up with silver spoons in their mouths the size of front-end loaders.

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Syllabification: front-end load·er

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