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gravity feed

[′grav·əd·ē ‚fēd]
(engineering)
Movement of materials from one location to another using the force of gravity.

gravity feed

Said of a chute that transports waste materials, soiled linen, etc., from one level of a building to another by the force of gravity.
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The Gravity Feed Hook is designed with just the right amount of slope to allow merchandise to naturally face forward for optimal product presentation.
Keep your eyes peeled for leaks--especially from the hoses, fuel can, gravity feed adapter and quick disconnects.
The three products--DUX Pressure Feed, DUX Gravity Feed and DUX Automatic--reduce the amount of "overspray" and booth fog created by typical spray guns, saving customers costs and improving the work environment.
Colonic irrigation with the CM-1 allows temperature-controlled purified water to flow, by gravity feed from the integral system reservoir through a sterile, single-use nozzle into the rectum in order to evacuate and cleanse colon contents, a typical session with the system lasts 30 to 40 minutes and uses approximately 12 gallons of water.
Adding electrically operated valves modifies a conventional gravity feed drip odorization system.
As product loaded via the gravity feed hopper is driven forward, the level allowed into the front tray is controlled by a level sensor.
The rotary spout automatically diverts granular materials from a single source, such as a pneumatic conveying system or a gravity feed chute, to as many as 15 different bins, hoppers or silos as required.
The ROPAK Hopper Bottom gravity feed container from LINPAC Materials Handling easily and accurately dispenses small, granular type materials such as seed, grain, powders, resin and small, uniformly shaped parts or products such as caps and closures.
With accuracy rates in the range of 1 percent of the fill weight, the filler operates with gravity feed to achieve speeds up to 120 fills per minute.
While a gravity feed mechanism may, on occasion, result in a failure to feed a projectile into the loading port, that is also true of controlled feed mechanisms," Gall wrote.
No (running) water - just a tank that we got gravity feed from.
A gravity feed bulk handling system moves work-in-process between floors during processing steps.