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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plowing, ploughingnoun

    tilling the land with a plow

    "he hired someone to do the plowing for him"

Wiktionary

  1. plowingverb

    riding with neither foot leading, with the stick perpendicular to the fall line; not goofy nor regular.

  2. plowingverb

    ploughing

Wikipedia

  1. plowing

    A plough or plow (US; both ) is a farm tool for loosening or turning the soil before sowing seed or planting. Ploughs were traditionally drawn by oxen and horses but in modern farms are drawn by tractors. A plough may have a wooden, iron or steel frame, with a blade attached to cut and loosen the soil. It has been fundamental to farming for most of history. The earliest ploughs had no wheels; such a plough was known to the Romans as an aratrum. Celtic peoples first came to use wheeled ploughs in the Roman era.The prime purpose of ploughing is to turn over the uppermost soil, bringing fresh nutrients to the surface while burying weeds and crop remains to decay. Trenches cut by the plough are called furrows. In modern use, a ploughed field is normally left to dry and then harrowed before planting. Ploughing and cultivating soil evens the content of the upper 12 to 25 centimetres (5 to 10 in) layer of soil, where most plant feeder roots grow. Ploughs were initially powered by humans, but the use of farm animals is considerably more efficient. The earliest animals worked were oxen. Later, horses and mules were used in many areas. With the Industrial Revolution came the possibility of steam engines to pull ploughs. These in turn were superseded by internal-combustion-powered tractors in the early 20th century. Use of the traditional plough has decreased in some areas threatened by soil damage and erosion. Used instead is shallower ploughing or other less-invasive conservation tillage.

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  1. plowing

    Plowing is an agricultural process involving the digging and turning over of soil in preparation for planting crops. It is generally performed using a plow, a specialized tool or machine. Plowing could also refer to the clearing of snow from roads and sidewalks using vehicles equipped with plow blades.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plowing

    of Plough

Editors Contribution

  1. plowing

    The turning of soil, The rolling of top to the bottom

    I plowed the wheat stubble in before it rained.


    Submitted by anonymous on December 15, 2015  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of plowing in a Sentence

  1. Lamar Alexander:

    I believe we can do it because we are plowing familiar ground here, our goal is a small step, and so many Americans will be hurt if we fail, if we do not do this — it will not be possible for Republicans to make political hay blaming Democrats, or Democrats to make hay blaming Republicans. The blame will be on every one of us, and deservedly so.

  2. Ryan Price:

    In the church, we have a saying, keep your hand on the plow, you're plowing hard ground, the roots of racism and inequity are deep … more reason to hold on tight and keep at it for the sake of truth, humanity and unity. The debate over critical race theory is in schools and government, but now it's starting to infiltrate and divide the Christian church. ( iStock) Critical race theory has begun to cause fissures in evangelical circles. In 2019 the Southern Baptist Convention, one of the most conservative Christian denominations, adopted Resolution 9, which accepted some of the tenets of CRT as a.

  3. Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam:

    He was being a great neighbor and he was plowing those roads for his neighbor.

  4. Bakari Sellers:

    For many of us who were running statewide and have been plowing the soil of the South, we feel like the national party didn't do much to help us at all.

  5. Tom Nichols:

    He's simply plowing the ground Reagan cleared 30 years ago.

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