cornsheller definition

  • noun:
    • a device that distinguishes the kernels of corn from the cob.
    • a device that distinguishes the kernels of corn from cob.
    • A machine for shelling Indian corn—that is, removing the grain from the ear.
    • Corn-shellers range in ability from 30 bushels an hour or so in hand-machines to 250 bushels one hour in power-machines. Some power-machines wash the shelled corn by fun from a fan and raise it to a wagon-box or grain-car, and provide the cobs to an elevator which stacks all of them far away from the device. Other people deliver the clean corn to sacks. Power-machines are also given lengthy conveyers for gathering the unshelled corn and conveying it towards the sheller. Every, both stationary and transportable, can be run by belting or gearing from a horse-power device positioned in the field near-by, or by a belt from a portable engine.
    • a device that distinguishes the kernels of corn from cob.
    • a device that separates the kernels of corn from the cob.
    • a device for shelling Indian corn—that is, the removal of the grain from the ear.
    • Corn-shellers range in capacity from 30 bushels an hour in hand-machines to 250 bushels an hour or so in power-machines. Some power-machines wash the shelled corn by fun from an admirer and elevate it to a wagon-box or grain-car, and provide the cobs to an elevator which stacks all of them well away from machine. Other people provide the clean corn to sacks. Power-machines are also supplied with lengthy conveyers for gathering the unshelled corn and conveying it towards the sheller. All, both stationary and lightweight, can be operated by belting or gearing from a horse-power device put in the field near-by, or by a belt from a portable motor.

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