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bale 1

A large bundle of raw or finished material tightly bound with cord or wire and often wrapped: a bale of hay.
tr.v. baled, bal·ing, bales
To wrap in a bale or in bales: a machine that bales cotton.

[Middle English, from Old French; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bal′er n.

bale 2

1. Evil: "Tidings of bale she brought" (William Cullen Bryant).
2. Mental suffering; anguish: "Relieve my spirit from the bale that bows it down" (Benjamin Disraeli).

[Middle English, from Old English bealu.]
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(ˈbeɪlə) or

baling machine

(Agriculture) an agricultural machine for making bales of hay, etc
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Hay baler

In the 1930s, a machine for pressing hay into compact rectangular bales. While some might be powered by an engine, most worked by using the power of a team of horses walking in a circle to ram hay into a horizontal rectangular guide until the desired weight was reached. These machines were stationary, so the hay had to be bought to them, usually on a Sweep rake. Later, the baler became mobile and followed the Windrow, picking up hay as it moved along. By the twenty-first century, hay bales were usually circular and might weigh as much as a ton.
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[ˈbeɪləʳ] N (Agr) → empacadora f, enfardadora f
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The change in name was in honor of former President Manuel Quezon, a native of Baler, previously a part of Quezon province.
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Harris Waste Management Group Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., has announced Midwest Baler Services as the new distributor for its Chicago region, which includes counties in northern Illinois and Indiana.
When Oakley of Foothill Ranch, Ca., expanded beyond sunglasses to a complete line of sporting apparel, distribution center management knew it needed a baler in the new DC.
Areas of investigation are in the dry end of the process, i.e., from the baler out to the rail car.
The Ram Il baler from American Baler produces densely packed bales weighing up to 2,000 pounds and measuring up to 50 cubic feet in size.
Everyone wants their baler to reach its maximum production potential.