Definition of infeed

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a feed for infeeding a tool or wheel
b : a mechanism for feeding material into a machine bottles go into the infeed of washing machineManila Times
2 : the process of infeeding
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Definition of infeed (Entry 2 of 2)

: to feed (a tool or wheel) into work (as on a lathe) in a direction normal to that of the axis about which the work revolves

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in entry 4 + feed (noun)

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in entry 2 + feed (verb)

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“Infeed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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