Mowing machine
Mowing Mow"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or the operation of that which, mows. [1913 Webster]

2. Land from which grass is cut; meadow land. [1913 Webster]

{Mowing machine}, an agricultural machine armed with knives or blades for cutting standing grass, etc. It may be drawn by a horse or horses, or propelled by a powered engine. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mowing machine — ☆ mowing machine n. a farm machine with a reciprocating blade for mowing standing grain or grass …   English World dictionary

  • mowing machine — noun see mower 1 * * * /moh ing/ a machine for mowing or cutting down grass, grain, etc. Also called mower. [1815 25, Amer.] * * * mowing machine noun • • • Main Entry: ↑mow * * * mowing machine …   Useful english dictionary

  • mowing machine — /moh ing/ a machine for mowing or cutting down grass, grain, etc. Also called mower. [1815 25, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • mowing machine — lawn mower, machine used to cut grassmow·ing ma·chine || məʊɪŋ‚mÉ™ ʃɪːn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mowing — Mow ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or the operation of that which, mows. [1913 Webster] 2. Land from which grass is cut; meadow land. [1913 Webster] {Mowing machine}, an agricultural machine armed with knives or blades for cutting standing grass …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mowing — /moh ing/, n. 1. the act of leveling or cutting down grass, grain, etc., with a mowing machine or scythe. 2. the quantity of grass, grain, etc., cut in a specified period. [1375 1425; late ME; see MOW1, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mowing — /ˈmoʊɪŋ/ (say mohing) noun 1. the act of levelling or cutting down grass with a mowing machine or scythe. 2. as much grass as is cut in any specified period. {mow1 + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mowing — Mow Mow (m[=o]), v. t. [imp. {Mowed} (m[=o]d); p. p. {Mowed} or {Mown} (m[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Mowing}.] [OE. mowen, mawen, AS. m[=a]wan; akin to D. maaijen, G. m[ a]hen, OHG. m[=a]jan, Dan. meie, L. metere to reap, mow, Gr. ama^n. Cf. {Math} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cutter bar — noun Etymology: cutter (I) 1. : a bar on a chucking lathe that fits a tool holder at one end and supports a cutting tool at the other 2. : a bar with pointed guards along which the knife runs in a mowing machine or along which a sickle blade runs …   Useful english dictionary

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