grain elevator

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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
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