Trough

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Trough Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
  • a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
  • a long narrow shallow receptacle
  • a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
  • a treasury for government funds
  • a concave shape with an open top

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed) ,
  • a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater ,
  • a concave shape with an open top ,
  • a treasury for government funds ,
  • a long narrow shallow receptacle ,
  • a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

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Trough Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A trough is a box-like drinking vessel for farm animals. Other senses of the word refer to things that are lower than their surroundings, like a trough:

See also trow.



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