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  • 141 plow — plowable, adj. plowability, n. plower, n. /plow/, n. 1. an agricultural implement used for cutting, lifting, turning over, and partly pulverizing soil. 2. any of various implements resembling or suggesting this, as a kind of plane for cutting… …

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  • 142 agriculture, origins of — Introduction  the active production of useful plants or animals in ecosystems that have been created by people. Agriculture has often been conceptualized narrowly, in terms of specific combinations of activities and organisms wet rice production… …

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  • 143 furlong — [OE] Furlong ‘eighth of a mile’, which has now virtually died out except in horse racing terminology, is part of a vocabulary of lengthmeasuring bequeathed to us by the agricultural practices of our ancestors. It originated as an Old English… …

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  • 144 leis- —     leis     English meaning: furrow, to furrow; to pursue, learn     Deutsche Übersetzung: “am Boden gezogene Spur, Geleise, Furche”, in Gmc. out of it also verbale formations for “nachspũren, also in geistigen Sinne”     Material: Lat. līra… …

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  • 145 perk̂-3, pr̥k̂- —     perk̂ 3, pr̥k̂     English meaning: to tear out, dig out; furrow     Deutsche Übersetzung: “aufreißen, aufwũhlen, aufkratzen”; “Furche, and die besides aufgewũhlte Erde”     Material: O.Ind. pársüna m. “cleft, gap, abyss, Einsenkung”; Lat …

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  • 146 Lister — List er (l[i^]st [ e]r), n. [Cf. {List} a strip, border, prob. applied to the furrow or the ridge of earth along the furrow.] A double moldboard plow which throws a deep furrow, and at the same time plants and covers grain in the bottom of the… …

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  • 147 Mitosis — Not to be confused with meiosis, miosis, or myositis. Mitosis divides the chromosomes …

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  • 148 Josemaría Escrivá — Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer Saint of Ordinary Life Born 9 January 1902(1902 01 09) Barbastro, Aragon …

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  • 149 Stelleroidea — Taxobox name = Stelleroidea image width = 250px image caption = Ochre Sea Star on beach at Olympic National Park regnum = Animalia phylum = Echinoderm superclassis = Stelleroidea subdivision ranks = Classes subdivision = Asteroidea Ophiuroidea… …

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  • 150 Divisions of the Carpathians — Map of the main divisions of the Carpathians. 1. Outer Western Carpathians 2. Inner Western Carpathians 3. Outer Eastern Carpathians 4. Inner Eastern Carpathians 5. Southern Carpathians 6. Western Romanian Carpathians 7. Transylvanian Plateau 8.… …

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  • 151 Appleby Magna — is a village and civil parish in the North West Leicestershire district of Leicestershire, England. The parish of Appleby Magna includes the village of Appleby Parva as well as Appleby Magna. The original name Aeppel by refers to apple trees, the …

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  • 152 Delay box — is a common slang term used in drag racing to describe an on board timer which is a Transmission Brake Delay Timer. A transbrake forces the race car to remain stationary at the starting line, in gear, regardless of how much engine power is… …

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  • 153 grain drill —       machine for planting seed at a controlled depth and in specified amounts. The earliest known version, invented in Mesopotamia (Mesopotamia, history of) by 2000 BC, consisted of a wooden plow equipped with a seed hopper and a tube that… …

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  • 154 groove — A narrow, elongate depression or furrow on any surface. SEE ALSO: sulcus. alveolobuccal g. the upper and lower half of the buccal vestibule on each side. SYN: alveolobuccal sulcus, gingivobuccal g., gingivobuccal sulcus. alveololabial g. 1. the… …

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  • 155 Bharattherium — Temporal range: Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Clas …

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  • 156 Furlong — (Anglo Saxon field.) The length of a plough furrow ie. Furrow long. In the strip field farming system, the length of the field strip ploughed before turning the ox team to plough the next furrow. ♦ 220 yards length (x 22 yards (1 chain) = 1 acre …

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  • 157 Flatt — (Anglo Saxon field.) The length of a plough furrow ie. Furrow long. In the strip field farming system, the length of the field strip ploughed before turning the ox team to plough the next furrow. ♦ 220 yards length (x 22 yards (1 chain) = 1 acre …

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  • 158 plough — /plaʊ / (say plow) noun 1. an agricultural implement for cutting and turning over the soil. 2. any of various implements resembling this, as a plane for cutting grooves or a device for snow clearance. 3. a device on a tram, formerly used for… …

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  • 159 bher-3 —     bher 3     English meaning: to scrape, cut, etc.     Deutsche Übersetzung: “with einem scharfen Werkzeug bearbeiten, ritzen, schneiden, reiben, spalten”     Material: O.Ind. (gramm.) bhr̥nüti (?) “injures, hurts, disables” = Pers. burrad… …

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  • 160 Furlong — Fur long, n. [OE. furlong, furlang, AS. furlang, furlung, prop., the length of a furrow; furh furrow + lang long. See {Furrow}, and {Long}, a.] A measure of length; the eighth part of a mile; forty rods; two hundred and twenty yards. [1913… …

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