feeding mechanism

feeding mechanism

[′fēd·iŋ ‚mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(zoology)
A mechanism by which an animal obtains and utilizes food materials.
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Tenders are invited for Run Stitch Machine - Computer Controlled High Speed Single Needle(Hssn) Lock Stitch Industrial Sewing Machine For Run Stitch Operation With Edge Trimmer Of Collar, Cuff, Flap Etc With Auto Feeding Mechanism - 03 Nos
Daniel Huber, Leslie Jones and Christine Helminski present an interesting series of lessons in which geometry is used to model the suction feeding mechanism of the Goliath Grouper, and to explore the consequences of geometric variability for organismal performance.
Improved Document Feeding: The scanner is equipped with a front-loading feeding mechanism and automatic adjustable stacker in order to control output speed of paper which enhances stacking, keeping documents neat and orderly in the exit tray.
Most granulators must be meter-fed by hand, robot, conveyor, or some other special feeding mechanism.
Both Orton (1912b) and Purchon (1977) described the radula in Crepidula species as complementary to the gill feeding mechanism, but this description seems to have been based as much on supposition as actual direct observation.
The next day, an aide to the congresswoman delivered a statement explaining that DeGette had simply misspoken; "The congresswoman has been working on a high-capacity assault magazine ban for years and has been deeply involved in the issue; she simply misspoke in referring to 'magazines' when she should have referred to 'clips,' which cannot be reused because they don't have a feeding mechanism.
Also, the fact that fully or partially retracted stylets in psyllid nymphs are visible externally, unlike the case in adults, makes larger nymphs ideal for studying the feeding mechanism and stylet movement of ACP and other psyllids in future research on this economically important group of hemipteran insects.
With the Advanced Feeding Mechanism, the imageFORMULA DR-G1130 and DR-G1100 have been specifically engineered to help reduce labor-intensive tasks such as pre-sorting different forms of media.
Convergence is the evolution of a similar body plan, feeding mechanism (or other characteristic or behaviour) in two different and not closely related groups, in this case crocodiles and mammals," Young said.
K-Tron's new Micro Cone feeder, features a highly innovative screwless feeding mechanism that accurately doses free flowing color, masterbatch or additives into a blending system or directly in the process screw of an extruder.
The reconstruction concerned, first of all, feeding mechanism of the consumable billet.
It's simple to and due to its robust frame and heavy-load wheels, it's easy to transport around your Other useful features include a self feeding mechanism, micro safety switch and overload protection system, a debris plunger, large diameter funnel, hardened steel mulching gears and a poly bag for debris collection - making this the ultimate all-round garden shredder