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furrow

[′fər·ō]
(engineering)
A trench plowed in the ground.
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It was a succession of luminous furrows, very different from the radiation of Copernicus not long before; they ran parallel with each other.
Whenever I saw her come up the furrow, shouting to her beasts, sunburned, sweaty, her dress open at the neck, and her throat and chest dust-plastered, I used to think of the tone in which poor Mr.
The clocks are on the stroke of three, and the furrow ploughed among the populace is turning round, to come on into the place of execution, and end.
The furrows in his face deepened, the latent humor died out of his eyes.
Traditional sowing methods include broadcasting manually, opening furrows by a local plough and dropping seeds by hand and dropping seeds in the furrow through a bamboo/metal funnel attached to a plough.
James Oliver, inventor of the Oliver Chilled Plow, said, "The man who has never been jerked up astride his plow handles, or been flung into the furrow by a balky plow, has never had his vocabulary tested.
Technologies promoted in project countries include using short furrows,irrigating every second furrow, alternating furrow irrigation, laser leveling of furrows, and soil humidity measurement.
We established three cultivation patterns: 25 cm uniform row planting pattern; "20 cm + 40 cm" wide-narrow row planting pattern (wide-narrow row spacing is 40 cm and 20 cm respectively); and "20 cm + 40 cm" furrow planting pattern (double lines in the furrow with 20 cm spacing, 40 cm between furrows, and ridge height of 15 cm).
Furrow compares food and its cultural importance to film, music, and art.
These include furrow, or surface, irrigation; subsurface drip irrigation (SDI); and three types of center-pivot systems: mid-elevation spray application (MESA) systems that have water sprayer heads positioned about midway between the mainline and ground surface; low-elevation spray application (LESA) systems that have water applicators positioned about 12 to 18 inches above ground level; and low energy precision application (LEPA) that apply water with drop socks or bubblers near the ground surface (Amosson et al.
The ability of microtubules of the mitotic apparatus to control the positioning and initiation of the cleavage furrow during cytokinesis was first established from studies on early echinoderm embryos.
Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions