What does plow mean?

Definitions for plowplaʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word plow.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plow, plough(verb)

    a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

  2. plow, plough, turn(verb)

    to break and turn over earth especially with a plow

    "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring"

  3. cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address(verb)

    act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

    "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"

  4. plow, plough(verb)

    move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil

    "The ship plowed through the water"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plow(noun)

    alt. of Plough

  2. Plow(verb)

    alt. of Plough

  3. Plow(verb)

    alt. of Plough

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plow

    plow. Old spelling of plough.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Plow

    Contact arms projecting downwards from the motors, trucks, or bodies of electric street cars, which enter the underground conduit through the slot and carry contact pieces or brushes, to take the current for driving the motors from the leads within the conduit.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plow in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Arabic Proverb:

    Make your bargain before beginning to plow.

  2. Evan Davis:

    Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.

  3. Becky Nuckols:

    I thought it was a snow plow, that's what made me look out. All you heard was a big boom.

  4. Ferréol of Uzès:

    [the monk] who does not turn up the earth with the plow ought to write the parchment with his fingers

  5. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.

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