feed trough

feed trough

[′fēd ‚trȯf]
(mechanical engineering)
A receptacle into which feedwater overflows from a boiler drum.
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I had seen another rat--maybe this same one--kill a fairly sturdy tomcat not three weeks before, and I couldn't get a shot off before he got under a feed trough.
1 m2 space per animal, and was supplied with a 3 m-long feed trough.
It also powers the Canal du Nivernais in a feed trough taking the waters downstream of the refund.
Each time we hire a new agent, we're inviting a messy feed trough.
On Christmas, Mary placed Our Lord in an animal feed trough, where he was seen by the local shepherds.
The beam at the front of the tractor is 2 inches deep and doubles as a feed trough.
As a Tory councillor for the Western Parishes, I would like to inform the good citizens of Teesside that I do not put my snout in the feed trough which is full of local taxpayers hard earned money and do not claim any allowances or expenses.
It is one thing to develop a system with small, self-contained sensors that can carry out measurements in a silage heap but quite another to construct them to withstand the journey from silage heap to feed mixer to feed trough, where the cows must not eat them.
But the barn door doesn't lead into a barn, and the feed trough is certainly not holding any feed.
If you take the point that it is the general public who needs to be convinced that our corporate leadership is not unfairly gorging itself on financial largesse like hogs at a feed trough, then the article touting the advantages of a "return on executives" (ROX) falls disappointingly flat.
0 for case farms were reports of wild birds eating in the chicken feed trough (OR 0.
This horizontal motion applied to the feed trough induces material flow.