front-end loader


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front-end loader

[¦frənt ¦end ′lōd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An excavator consisting of an articulated bucket mounted on a series of movable arms at the front of a crawler or rubber-tired tractor.

front-end loader

front-end loader
1. A bucket and lift-arm assembly designed for use on the front of a tractor; hydraulic cylinders, which raise and lower the lift arms, tip the bucket so that it may be dumped in the elevated position.
2. The entire machine using the above assembly.
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