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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grazedadjective

    scraped or touched lightly in passing

    "his grazed and bleeding arm proved he had been in the line of fire"


  1. grazed

    In agriculture, grazing is a method of animal husbandry whereby domestic livestock are allowed outdoors to roam around and consume wild vegetations in order to convert the otherwise indigestible (by human gut) cellulose within grass and other forages into meat, milk, wool and other animal products, often on land unsuitable for arable farming. Farmers may employ many different strategies of grazing for optimum production: grazing may be continuous, seasonal, or rotational within a grazing period. Longer rotations are found in ley farming, alternating arable and fodder crops; in rest rotation, deferred rotation, and mob grazing, giving grasses a longer time to recover or leaving land fallow. Patch-burn sets up a rotation of fresh grass after burning with two years of rest. Conservation grazing proposes to use grazing animals to improve the biodiversity of a site, but studies show that the greatest benefit to biodiversity comes from removing grazing animals from the landscape.Grazing has existed since the beginning of agriculture; sheep and goats were domesticated by nomads before the first permanent settlements were constructed around 7000 BC, enabling cattle and pigs to be kept. Livestock grazing contributes to many negative effects on the environment, including deforestation, extinction of native wildlife, pollution of streams and rivers, overgrazing, soil degradation, ecological disturbance, desertification, and ecosystem stability.


  1. grazed

    "Grazed" generally refers to the act of lightly touching or scraping against something, often resulting in minor damage. In the context of animals, especially livestock like cattle or sheep, grazed can mean feeding on grass in a field or pasture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grazed

    of Graze

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grazed in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grazed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of grazed in a Sentence

  1. David Greenwood:

    The discovery of charcoal together with a fern-filled stomach opens a window into the biology of this large herbivorous armoured dinosaur as it suggested Borealopelta was likely a keystone herbivore that shaped the landscape by its grazing, and that it also grazed on the ferns growing in open areas created by wildfires, that is so cool.

  2. Nick Kyrgios:

    In the first game I just tripped over. I'm not the smoothest mover on tour and I tripped over and grazed my hand, and the cramping was tough toward the end.

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