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grain elevator

n.
A granary equipped with conveyors to transport grain from ground level to the top of a storage silo or bin.

grain elevator

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a machine for raising grain to a higher level, esp one having an endless belt fitted with scoops

el•e•va•tor

(ˈɛl əˌveɪ tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that elevates or raises.
2. a moving platform or cage for carrying passengers or freight from one level to another, as in a building.
3. any of various mechanical devices for raising objects or materials.
4. a building in which grain is stored and handled by means of mechanical elevator and conveyor devices.
5. a hinged horizontal surface used on the wing of an aircraft to control its longitudinal inclination.
[1640–50; < Late Latin]
Translations

grain elevator

n (Am) → silo per cereali
References in classic literature ?
He controlled a line of grain elevators in the little towns along the railroad to the west of us, and was away from home a great deal.
Bushel currently serves more than 5,000 growers and more than 180 grain elevators across the Midwest and Canada.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow region in 2018 will begin to compensate farmers for up to 20% of the cost of buying grain dryers and silo cans for grain elevators, the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow region Andrei Razin told reporters.
This is definitely a good-news story for the Inglis Grain Elevators National Historic Site.
Farmers Grain & Feed has six grain elevators in eastern Indiana.
The port authority reported in April that grain elevators loaded more than 688,000 tonnes of grain onto domestic and salt water ships, 12 per cent greater than the ten-year average for the month.
Filled vintage black-and-white as well as modern full-color photography of notable grain industry buildings throughout the decades, as well as ideas for modeling railcars, working grain elevators, small-town feed mills, covered hoppers, and much more, The Model Railroader's Guide to Grain lives up to its title and then some.
An agricultural complex of Turkmenistan's Mary province received two new grain elevators - storage areas that's used to house grain and prepare it for shipment, Turkmenistan.
The technology agreement authorizes the farmers' sales to the grain elevators and authorizes the grain dealers' resale to farmers, but the typical use is as feed for animals.
As unveiled in late October, the company had agreed to shed 12 grain elevators located in northwestern Iowa and western Tennessee to Andersons for an estimated sales price of USD133.
The outing is no fluke: Linda and her husband, Larry Haney, are utterly captivated by grain elevators and related memorabilia celebrating an important part of American agriculture.
Sale of grain elevators could provide necessary cash, but time frames are vague.