an adult female hog
place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
"She sowed sunflower seeds"
introduce into an environment
"sow suspicion or beliefs"
inseminate, sow, sow in(verb)
place seeds in or on (the ground)
"sow the ground with sunflower seeds"
to sew. See Sew
the female of swine, or of the hog kind
a sow bug
a channel or runner which receives the rows of molds in the pig bed
the bar of metal which remains in such a runner
a mass of solidified metal in a furnace hearth; a salamander
a kind of covered shed, formerly used by besiegers in filling up and passing the ditch of a besieged place, sapping and mining the wall, or the like
to scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate
to scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle
to scatter seed for growth and the production of a crop; -- literally or figuratively
Origin: [OE. sowen, sawen, AS. swan; akin to OFries. sa, D. zaaijen, OS. & HG. sjan, G. sen, Icel. s, Sw. s, Dan. saae, Goth. saian, Lith. sti, Russ. sieiate, L. serere, sevi. Cf. Saturday, Season, Seed, Seminary.]
Sow is the musical project of Anna Wildsmith. Raymond Watts, for a time Wildsmith's boyfriend, was also heavily involved in the production of the major releases.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sow, n. a female pig: the metal solidified in parallel grooves or pigs, the iron of these being pig-iron: a movable shed for protecting the men using a battering-ram.—ns. Sow′back, a low ridge of sand or gravel; Sow′-bread, a genus of plants, allied to the primrose, natives of the south of Europe, the tubers of which are eaten by swine; Sow′-bug, an air-breathing oniscoid isopod, a pill-bug, slater.—adj. Sow′-drunk (prov.), beastly drunk.—ns. Sow′-geld′er, one who spays sows; Sow′-this′tle, a genus of plants, the tender tops of which are used in the north of Europe as greens. [A.S. sú, sugu; Ger. sau, Ice. sýr; L. sus, Gr. hys.]
sō, v.t. to scatter seed that it may grow: to plant by strewing: to scatter seed over: to spread, disseminate.—v.i. to scatter seed for growth:—pa.p. sown and sowed.—ns. Sow′er; Sow′ing; Sow′ing-machine′, a hand or horse-power seed-planting machine: a broadcast sower. [A.S. sáwan; Ger. säen, Ice. sá, Goth. saian.]
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The numerical value of SOW in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of SOW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sow an act...reap a habit Sow a habit...reap a character Sow a character...reap a destiny.
Any attempt to sow chaos or harm this country will have its repercussions on the interests of these powers.
Justice Moore couched his order in a desire to create clarity, but its only effect has been to sow confusion.
Sow and act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap destiny.
My ultimate dream is to sow seeds in the desert. To revegetate the deserts is to sow seed in people's hearts.
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- شلخته و چاقPersian
- बीज बोनाHindi
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