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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.
Attached to the included five-gallon gravity feed bag, the purifier provides a large volume of water for bathing and cleaning.
If the gravity feed mechanism is now to be labeled as defective the Commission should seek changes that apply to the entire industry through either the voluntary standards setting process, or through the regulatory procedures available to the Commission.
Regional health care budgets also impact the penetration of enteral feeding done with pumps versus gravity feed.
Tenders are invited for erection of chlorination plant (n-type) gravity feed at court reserviour sump of municipal corporation, karimnagar.
CANNON EQUIPMENT IS ROLLING OUT A LINE OF GRAVITY FEED BEVERAGE RACKS.
Able to meet the needs of a variety of applications in harsh production environments, models can be installed on conveyor lines or onto gravity feed pipes.
No fuel is leaking under the heater, at the priming valve, the gravity feed adapter or the fuel control valve quick-disconnects.
Ropak Hopper Bottom gravity feed containers are said to easily and accurately dispense small, granular type materials such as powders, resin and small, uniformly-shaped parts or products.
The Ropak [TM] 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.
Separators for liquids or slurries include units for pipeline installation and others for gravity feed.