cross-feed

noun

Definition of cross-feed

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a feeding mechanism that acts transversely to the longitudinal axis of the machine bed — see feed entry 2 sense 5

cross-feed

verb

Definition of cross-feed (Entry 2 of 2)

: to feed into a machine transversely

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History and Etymology for cross-feed

Noun

cross entry 3 + feed (noun)

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“Cross-feed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-feed. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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