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graze

[grāz]
(ordnance)
To pass close to the surface, as a shot that follows a path nearly parallel to the ground and low enough to strike a standing person.
Burst of a projectile at the instant of impact with the ground. Also known as graze burst.
In time fire, a burst on impact with the ground or other material object on a level with or below the target.
(vertebrate zoology)
To feed by browsing on, cropping, and eating grass.
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At this time of year there is limited grass to graze on common land and this causes a serious welfare problem for these horses and ponies.
Unlike continuous grazing, TC grazing practice, which encourages livestock to graze more uniformly and therefore deposit faces and urine more evenly throughout the paddocks, is expected to reduce the possibility of animal aggregation camp establishment.
To graze the same field, we should calculate the cost of fencing, labor and possibly water distribution for the livestock.
Dr John Osley, of the CCW, said: "Eventually, we would also like sheep to graze the area, as their nibbling is essential to maintain a short turf and a rich diversity of flowering herbs.
Monica Carazo of the Los Angeles Unified School District said the young man was treated at the hospital for a graze wound and released.
But if it's not grazed off over the next few weeks, the result will be an increasing amount of dead material in the base of the sward resulting in poorer grazing quality when cows do finally get out to graze.
It gave everyone in the parish the right to graze Llanllechid Common.
Swath grazing is a way to revive the once widespread practice of letting cattle graze all winter in the Northern Plains.
This is done by allowing the cattle to have access only to a very small acreage during each graze to prevent them from wandering aimlessly about and ruining forage.
BEEF and lamb from animals that graze the wild areas of Anglesey is being launched to shoppers and showgoers month.
Instead of grazing one animal for 135 days, I set out to graze 135 animals for one day.