Plowing

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Plowing Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • tilling the land with a plow; "he hired someone to do the plowing for him"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • tilling the land with a plow; "he hired someone to do the plowing for him"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Plowing'


  • Deep plowing: Deep plowing is a plowing to a depth greater than 50 cm (20 in) as compared to ordinary plowing which rarely exceeds 20 cm (8 in). The purpose of deep
  • Plowing the Dark: Rousseau's "The Dream" and van Gogh's "Bedroom in Arles". Bibliography of editions of Plowing the Dark Listing of reviews and writings about Plowing the Dark
  • Contour plowing: more time for the water to settle into the soil. In contour plowing, the ruts made by the plow run perpendicular rather than parallel to slopes, generally
  • Plowing Into the Field of Love: "Reviews for Plowing Into the Field of Love by Iceage". Metacritic.  "Plowing Into the Field of Love - Iceage". Allmusic.  "Iceage - Plowing Into the Field
  • An Act against Plowing by the Tayle, and pulling the Wooll off living Sheep: An Act against Plowing by the Tayle, and pulling the Wooll off living Sheep was an Act of the Parliament of Ireland (citation 10 & 11 Chas. 1 c. 35) passed

'Plowing' example sentence in quotations


* The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of earnest struggle. . . .If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. - Frederick Douglas

* If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs. - William Faulkner


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Plowing Sample Sentences in News


  • Turkey jerky helps fuel US sailors in ocean race
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Plowing through the Indian Ocean in the Volvo Ocean Race, the sailors aboard the U.S.-based Team Alvimedica found Thanksgiving treats stashed in their food bags Thursday. Read more on this news related to 'Plowing'
  • Boston threatens to cancel snow plowing contract with county
    Boston is threatening to cancel its three-year agreement with Erie County to plow county roads in the town, claiming the county shortchanged the town on a payment last winter. Read more on this news related to 'Plowing'
  • Plowing underway as snowstorm moves through Glen Ridge
    A Glen Ridge salt truck exits the Ridgewood Avenue School while making its rounds on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Read more on this news related to 'Plowing'

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