Moldboard
Moldboard Mold"board`, Mouldboard Mould"board`, n. 1. A curved plate of iron (originally of wood) back of the share of a plow, which turns over the earth in plowing. [1913 Webster]

2. (Founding) A follow board. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • moldboard — [mōld′bôrd΄] n. [ MOLD3 & BOARD] 1. a curved plate of iron attached to a plowshare, for turning over the soil ☆ 2. a plate like this at the front of a bulldozer or snowplow, angled to push material aside 3. one of the boards used in making a mold …   English World dictionary

  • moldboard — noun wedge formed by the curved part of a steel plow blade that turns the furrow • Syn: ↑mouldboard • Hypernyms: ↑wedge • Part Holonyms: ↑moldboard plow, ↑mouldboard plough …   Useful english dictionary

  • moldboard — noun Date: 1508 1. a curved iron plate attached above a plowshare to lift and turn the soil 2. the flat or curved blade (as of a bulldozer) that pushes material to one side as the machine advances …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moldboard — /mohld bawrd , bohrd /, n. 1. the curved metal plate in a plow that turns over the earth from the furrow. 2. a large blade mounted on the front of a bulldozer to push loose earth. 3. a board forming one side or surface of a mold for concrete.… …   Universalium

  • moldboard — noun A curved piece of metal on a plow or bulldozer that clears the free dirt from the blade …   Wiktionary

  • moldboard — n. curved metal blade on the front of a plow which loosens the earth (Agriculture); one side of a concrete mold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moldboard — mold•board [[t]ˈmoʊldˌbɔrd, ˌboʊrd[/t]] n. 1) the curved metal plate in a plow that turns over the earth from the furrow 2) a large blade mounted on the front of a bulldozer to push loose earth 3) bui a board forming one side or surface of a mold …   From formal English to slang

  • moldboard — /ˈmoʊldbɔd/ (say mohldbawd) noun US → mouldboard …   Australian English dictionary

  • moldboard plow — noun plow that has a moldboard • Syn: ↑mouldboard plough • Hypernyms: ↑plow, ↑plough • Hyponyms: ↑lister, ↑lister plow, ↑lister plough, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mouldboard — Moldboard Mold board , Mouldboard Mould board , n. 1. A curved plate of iron (originally of wood) back of the share of a plow, which turns over the earth in plowing. [1913 Webster] 2. (Founding) A follow board. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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