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feeder

feed·er

feeder

pronunciation:
fi dr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone or something that supplies or receives food.
definition 2: a bin or receptacle from which animals can feed.
definition 3: a person or device that feeds materials into a machine.
definition 4: a contributing segment of a larger unit, such as a stream that flows into a river or a branch of a railroad that joins a main line.
definition 5: an intermediate power line.