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 mostly lower, livestock mixed
    Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery fell 1 cent to $5.16 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.25 cents lower at 3.48 a bushel; Dec oats gained .75 cent to $3.4775 ... Read more on this news related to 'Bushel'
  • Grain lower, livestock mixed
    Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery was 2.25 cents lower at $5.1475 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.75 cents lower at $3.4850 a bushel; Dec oats ... Read more on this news related to 'Bushel'
  • Grain higher, livestock mixed
    Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery rose 11 cents to $5.17 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.75 cents higher at 3.5225 a bushel; Dec oats gained 3.50 cents to ... Read more on this news related to 'Bushel'

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