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Feeder line

Definition of the noun feeder line

What does feeder line mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: itinerary / path / route = an established line of travel or access

Explanation

  1. Feeder line: A feeder line is a peripheral route or branch in a network, which connects smaller or more remote nodes with a route or branch carrying heavier traffic.
  2. Feeder line: A feeder line is a secondary assembly line which provides parts for use in a primary assembly line. Researchers assert that the traditional level scheduling methodology of assembly line planning is not effective unless feeder lines provide parts to the primary assembly line.

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Google previewPower Industry Dictionary (1996)

by Ann Chambers, Susan D. Kerr

Feeder line An electrical line that extends radially from a distribution substation to supply electrical energy within an electric area or subarea. Ferrite Designation assigned to alpha iron containing elements in solid solution. Ferritic stainless ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1918)

by Henry L. Fowkes

In the early part of 1899, the bulk of the excavation and masonry on the eastern section was practically completed, the feeder line under contract, and five out of the eighteen bridges required to be constructed in place; and it was estimated that ...

Google previewFocal Illustrated Dictionary of Telecommunications (2013)

by Xerxes Mazda, Fraidoon Mazda

tail circuit: A feeder line or circuit which goes off from the main network to connect a node. Usually consists of a leased line. take-off angle: The angle at which radio ...

Google previewThe Lean Healthcare Dictionary (2014)

An Illustrated Guide to Using the Language of Lean Management in Healthcare by Rona Consulting Group

feeder line A production line that produces sub-assemblies of parts or subsets of services to feed the main production line, with the purpose of reducing ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Production Technology and Management (1990)

by John Bessant, Richard Lamming

feeder line. A production line or CELL which feeds components to a final production line.

Google previewSupply Chain and Transportation Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

TAP LINE A short line railroad, sometimes called a feeder line, usually owned or controlled by the plants served by it. TARE The amount to deduct from the gross weight of the shipment because of the packaging weight. TARE WEIGHT The ...

Google previewBiographical and Memorial Edition of the Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1915)

by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby

In the early part of 1899, the bulk of the excavation and masonry on the eastern section was practically completed, the feeder line under contract, and five out of the eighteen bridges required to be constructed in place; and it was estimated that ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases (2013)

by Karl F. Schmid

Trap primer: A small feeder line that connects the cold water line directly to the drainage trap, which releases a small amountofwater to the trap should itrun dry to maintain the water seal. • Trap seal:The height of water in atoilet bowl at rest.

Google previewDictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Jonathon Green

the length of coaxial cable thatconnects each individual house or buildingto the feeder line ofacable network. house job n [Journalism] a piece written by one member of a newspaper'sstaffin praiseof the work of another ; or, ...

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Small photo of Monkey's fist knot used onboard construction barge offshore to throw as a messenger or feeder line before sending a heavier lineSmall photo of Monkey's fist knot used onboard construction barge offshore to throw as a messenger or feeder line before sending a heavier line More...

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