a conveyor consisting of an endless chain with a series of buckets attached at regular intervals, used for moving ore, gravel, grain, or other bulk materials.
a deep, cylindrical vessel, usually of metal, plastic, or wood, with a flat bottom and a semicircular bail, for collecting, carrying, or holding water, sand, fruit, etc.; pail. anything resembling or suggesting this. Machinery. any of the scoops attached to or forming the endless chain in certain types of conveyors or elevators. the scoop or […]
the amount that a bucket can hold: a bucketful of water. Historical Examples The Biography of a Prairie Girl Eleanor Gates The Battle and the Breeze R.M. Ballantyne Home Pork Making A. W. Fulton Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice Rewards and Fairies Rudyard Kipling Twice Lost W.H.G. Kingston Ran Away to Sea Mayne Reid […]
noun trademark a fortified tonic wine Informal name Buckie Historical Examples A Book of the West. Volume I Devon S. Baring-Gould