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automated guided vehicle (AGV)

computer controlled vehicles that are used to convey goods between one part of a production unit and another. AGVs are used in manufacturing organizations to convey part finished and finished items between WORKSTATIONS. They can also be used as part of AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS in WAREHOUSING. See STORE, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT.
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