portion

(redirected from portioner)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

portion

1 a share of property, especially one coming to a child from the estate of his parents.
2 the property given by a woman to her husband at marriage; dowry.
3 to give a dowry or portion to (a person); endow.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

PORTION. That part of a parent's estate, or the estate of one standing in loco parentis, which is given to a child. 1 Vern. 204. Vide 8 Com. Dig. 539; 16 Vin. Ab. 4321; 1 Supp. to Ves. Jr. 34, 58, 303, 308; 2 Id. 46, 370, 404.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
Reducing the spread of pathogens from blades or hands to food is a goal of the blade-free waterjet series of Portioners from FMC's DSI unit.
A new Cross Cutter has been developed using the same robotics and water jet technology of the Portioner. Designed for cutting large sheets, it is particularly useful in readying pasta into continuous ribbons of predetermined length and shape.
"In other words, the accuracy of the DSI Portioner gives us more yield and makes us more competitive," says Skaarfish's Ingmar Sumstad.
SmartSlice XT is the first in-line continuous portioner designed for processors who need to produce high volumes of fresh or chilled boneless portions to thickness.
Additional Marlen machines now available in the UK and Ireland through Wrapid include: the T-150 and T-300, which include variable speeds of up to 15 cycles per minute and a patented gas backfill system designed to minimize gas usage and produce low oxygen residual levels; a Stacker Denester Loader, a multiple tray capacity stacker; a Variable Meat Portioner, packaging infinitely variable cut lengths of meat, pneumatically controlled for precision performance.
The resultant new preparation line from mincer and portioner through to packaging machine and materials is supplied by Convenience Food Systems (CFS) of Bakel, The Netherlands, tel:+31 49 234 9349, fax:+31 49 234 3969.
In the manufacturing area they have a Laska bowl chopper with Handtmann vacuum portioner system that was producing reformed hams the day we were there.
In passing, we were shown the new sausage production facility which uses a Vemag portioner and linker to produce the 4oz sausages.