What does furrow mean?

Definitions for furrow
ˈfɜr oʊ, ˈfʌr oʊfur·row

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. furrow(noun)

    a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)

  2. 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"

  3. furrow, rut, groove(verb)

    hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

    "furrow soil"

  4. furrow, wrinkle, crease(verb)

    make wrinkled or creased

    "furrow one's brow"

  5. furrow, chamfer, chase(verb)

    cut a furrow into a columns

Wiktionary

  1. furrow(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: 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’).

  2. furrow(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: 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’).

  3. furrow(Verb)

    To make (a) groove, a cut(s) in (the ground etc.).

    Cart wheels can furrow roads.

    Etymology: 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’).

  4. furrow(Verb)

    To wrinkle

    Etymology: 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’).

  5. furrow(Verb)

    To pull one's brows or eyebrows together due to worry, concentration etc.

    Leave me alone so I can furrow my brows and concentrate.

    Etymology: 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’).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Furrow(noun)

    a trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow

    Etymology: [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan. fure, Sw. fra, Icel. for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]

  2. Furrow(noun)

    any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age

    Etymology: [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan. fure, Sw. fra, Icel. for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]

  3. Furrow(noun)

    to cut a furrow in; to make furrows in; to plow; as, to furrow the ground or sea

    Etymology: [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan. fure, Sw. fra, Icel. for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]

  4. Furrow(noun)

    to mark with channels or with wrinkles

    Etymology: [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan. fure, Sw. fra, Icel. for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Furrow

    fur′ō, n. the trench made by a plough: any groove: a wrinkle on the face.—v.t. to form furrows in: to groove: to wrinkle.—n. Furr′ow-weed (Shak.), a weed on ploughed land.—-adj. Furr′owy. [A.S. furh; cf. Ger. furche, L. porca.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. furrow

    The groove or rabbet of a screw; the breech-sight or notch cut on the base-ring of a gun, and also on the swell of the muzzle, by which the piece is laid.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of furrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of furrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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