Bushel

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Bushel Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a basket large enough to hold a bushel
  • a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
  • a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks
  • restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 215
  • 42 cubic inches ,
  • a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

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Bushel Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A bushel is an Imperial unit of dry volume, equal to 4 pecks or 8 gallons. It is most often used in agriculture. A bushel is abbreviated as bsh. or bu.



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* A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. - Dutch Proverb


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Bushel Sample Sentences in News


  • Grain lower, livestock lower
    Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $4.7450 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.50 cents lower at $3.27 a bushel; Dec oats were ... Read more on this news related to 'Bushel'
  • From bushel to bread: Early snow storm contributes to ‘very tricky harvest’
    For what farmer Jay Schultz, last week’s surprise snowstorms could mean a serious downgrade in revenue Read more on this news related to 'Bushel'
  • Grain lower the CBOT, cattle and pork lower on the CME
    CHICAGO — Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $4.7450 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.50 cents lower at $3.27 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3725 a bushel; while Nov soybeans declined 17 cents to $9.40 a bushel. Read more on this news related to 'Bushel'

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