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a device for moving loose materials, consisting of a shaft with a broad, helically wound blade rotating in a tube or trough.
screw conveyor
(engineering) a duct along which material is conveyed by the rotational action of a spiral vane which lies along the length of the duct Also called worm conveyor


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