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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Trough Sample Sentences in News


  • Historic trough to move only a few feet
    Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:34:56 GMT By NICK REID Monitor staff The historical watering trough at the intersection of Pembroke Hill Road and Route 3 won’t be moved as far as initially anticipated. The 8-foot-long hunk of granite was installed in 1885 and connected to a nearby brook to provide drinking water for passin... Read more on this news related to 'Trough'
  • Government of Quebec Forms a Partnership with Champion Iron and Adriana Resources to Advance Labrador Trough Rail ...
    The board of Champion Iron Limited is pleased to advise that the Government of Quebec and Lac Otelnuk Mining Ltd., a joint venture between Adriana Resources and WISCO International Resources Development ... Read more on this news related to 'Trough'
  • Adriana Announces its Participation in Feasibility Study for New Labrador Trough Rail Link
    Adriana Resources Inc. announces today that Lac Otelnuk Mining Ltd. is joining Champion Iron Limited and the Government of Québec in a partnership formed for the purpose of... Read more on this news related to 'Trough'

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