feed zone

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See also: feedzone

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feed zone ‎(plural feed zones)

  1. (cycling) A designated place along the course of a bicycle race where it is permitted for the riders to receive food and energy drinks from their team support personnel.
  2. (engineering) The portion of a device in which material that is input through a feed tube or other portal accumulates before processing.
    • 2012, R. Bowen, Geothermal Resources (page 105)
      Thus the base of the effective reservoir is placed at 1500m depth, the actual location of the deepest major feed zone.
    • 2015, Ronald DiPippo, Geothermal Power Plants
      Pressure readings are taken downhole next to the feed zone and the total flow is measured on the surface using a separator.