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spreader

 [spred´er]
an instrument for distributing something over a broad area.
root canal filling spreader in root canal therapy, a tapered metal instrument used to compress filling material against the sides of the canal to make room for additional cones.

spread·er

(spred'ĕr),
1. An instrument used to distribute a substance over a surface or area.
2. A device for spacing or parting structures.

spread·er

(spred'ĕr)
1. Instrument used to distribute a substance over a surface or area.
2. Device for spacing or parting structures.
3. Colloq. for condenser (q.v.).
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OPTIONAL EXTRA: Kuhn's Telimat automatic border spreading facility is now available on MDS 1131 and 1141 spreaders
Developing settings requires a test facility large enough to accommodate the biggest broadcast spreaders recommended.
Each spreader must be calibrated individually, for even the same models can vary widely at the same setting.
Like all Deere spreaders of the era, the Model D's wooden box and tongue were painted red.
Three strategies are composed of announcing the truth before ignorants receive rumor, punishing spreaders, and deleting messages in media [2].
Lincoln, Nbraska-based Ground Logic is a designer and manufacturer of premium stand-on commercial spreaders and spreader/sprayers for fertiliser and pesticide-herbicide lawn applications on mid- to large-sized residential and commercial properties.
Competitive interactions between the Smooth, Fuzzy Spreader and Wrinkly Spreaders result in the stable maintenance of diversity.
Offered to processors who experience blocking or have low ceiling heights, Pearl says its pre-nip chiller spreaders are custom designed to mount at the top of the tent frame.
Savannah, NY, March 27, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Blown film processors can increase output by as much as 10% to 20% plus reap additional benefits with new Pre-Nip Chiller Spreaders from Pearl Technologies, Inc.
Supply of spare parts for different brand gantry and other cranes operating at Alexandria & Dekheila containers' terminals pertaining to Bruma spreaders of EH 600, YSXX40E11, sts 40, to Elma spreaders model 3400 also to spare parts for gantry cranes of Liebherr, Nuell, Shirtly, ZPBC, spreader for Elme model 8100, also spare parts for yard cranes of Mitsubishi, Nuell & ZBC brands.
Use a broadcast spreader--not a drop spreader. Drop spreaders (the type that drops granules straight down) are notoriously tricky to use.
Blow pins can also be used as spreaders. For example, with 55-gal drums, blow pins in both openings can spread the parison and then would have an unspin device if internal threads were molded into the ID of the neck.