Definition of Feeder line
1. Noun. A branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline).
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Literary usage of Feeder line
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register edited by Samuel Hazard (1841)
"feeder line. This line, which is intended as a feeder to the ... the height of the towing-path of the feeder line must be increased an average of about ..."
2. Handbook of Mechanical and Electrical Cost Data: Giving Shipping Weights by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1918)
"... feeder line Material, per mile: 3600 Ib. 0000 feed wire at $0.075 ... of feeder wire $45.00 Total labor per mile 45.00 Total feeder line per mile ..."
3. Statistics of Hydraulic Works and Hydrology of England, Canada, Egypt and India by Lowis D'Aguilar Jackson (1885)
"The feeder line, which is a continuation of the main line, will be divided into three sections by the heads of the Kotla, ..."
4. Report on the River and Harbor Bill by the Committee on Commerce, United by Knute Nelson, Francis Griffith Newlands, Theodore Elijah Burton (1910)
"In view of the fact that the proposed work is so closely identified with that of the canal and feeder line now under way, I would respectfully recommend ..."
5. Ports and Terminal Facilities by Roy Samuel MacElwee (1918)
"It will therefore be necessary after the war to develop the feeder line system to an extent not known before. A corner stone of English shipping supremacy ..."