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TO ALLOW, practice. To approve; to grant; as to allow a writ of error, is to approve of it, to grant it. Vide Allocatur. To allow an amount is to admit or approve of it.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The traditional pneumatic conveying systems, even though allowing for product conveying, if they are slightly altered, cause an increase in the percentage of fines, which might reach 80%, depending on the characteristics of the run.
The pour spout is consistent from ladle to ladle allowing for a laminar metal flow.
The entire face has a minimal difference of temperature at any point on the surface, allowing for better product temperature control.