Definitions for furrowˈfɜr oʊ, ˈfʌr oʊ
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fur•rowˈfɜr oʊ, ˈfʌr oʊ(n.; v.)-rowed, -row•ing.
(n.)a narrow groove made in the ground, esp. by a plow.
a narrow groovelike or trenchlike depression in any surface.
(v.t.)to make a furrow or furrows in.
to make wrinkles in (the face):
to furrow one's brow.
(v.i.)to become furrowed.
Origin of furrow:
bef. 900; ME forwe, furgh, OE furh; c. OHG fur(u)h, ON for
a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line(verb)
a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
"his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
furrow, rut, groove(verb)
hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
furrow, wrinkle, crease(verb)
make wrinkled or creased
"furrow one's brow"
furrow, chamfer, chase(verb)
cut a furrow into a columns
A trench cut in the soil, as when plowed in order to plant a crop.
Don't walk across that deep furrow in the field.
A deep wrinkle in the skin of the face, especially on someone's forehead.
When she was tired, a deep furrow appeared on her forehead.
To make (a) groove, a cut(s) in (the ground etc.).
Cart wheels can furrow roads.
To pull one's brows or eyebrows together due to worry, concentration etc.
Leave me alone so I can furrow my brows and concentrate.
Origin: From furgh, forow, from furh, from furhō (cf. East Frisian fuurge, Dutch vore, German Furche, Swedish fåra), from pork̑os (cf. Welsh rhych ‘furrow’, Latin porca ‘lynchet’, Lithuanian prapraparsas ‘ditch’, Sanskrit ‘chasm’).
a trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow
any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age
to cut a furrow in; to make furrows in; to plow; as, to furrow the ground or sea
to mark with channels or with wrinkles
Translations for furrow
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a line cut into the earth by a plough
The farmer planted potatoes in the furrows.
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