Grammar about once Limestone and clay are crushed and the resulting powder then mixed before pass through a rotating heater. Once heated this mixture travels over a conveyor belt and is ground through a grinder What is function of the word "once" in the above sentence?
Aug 4, 2019 6:28 AM
Answers · 3
Once can be an adverb or a conjunction. In this sentence, it is a conjunction. The Collins dictionary is an excellent resource. once conjunction If something happens once another thing has happened, it happens immediately afterwards. examples The decision had taken about 10 seconds once he'd read a market research study. Once customers come to rely on these systems they almost never take their business elsewhere. Once inside her apartment she felt an urge to brush her teeth.
August 4, 2019
You could replace that with “after it is heated”, or “immediately it is heated”
August 4, 2019
'Once heated' here means 'When it is heated' or 'After it is heated'.
August 4, 2019
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