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sow

1. a female adult pig
2. the female of certain other animals, such as the mink
3. Metallurgy
a. the channels for leading molten metal to the moulds in casting pig iron
b. iron that has solidified in these channels

sow

[sau̇]
(metallurgy)
A mold of larger size than a pig.
A channel that conducts molten metal to molds in a pig bed.
(vertebrate zoology)
An adult female swine.
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BEIRUT: Senior Shiite cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah and Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) leader MP Walid Jumblatt on Wednesday stressed on the need to face US-Israeli schemes that aim to "weaken Lebanon's domestic front and sow the seeds of inter-Muslim strife.
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But as he watched his charges learning the phonetic alphabet and transforming dots and dashes into letters, Hutchinson smiled with pride, hoping that teaching the basics of electronics and communication would sow the seeds of future innovation.
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In the meantime Catholics can do their part, as Dawson suggested, to sow the seeds of doubt in the minds of these secular idealists.
Top news stories invariably sow the seeds which attentive publishers nurture into flourishing newsletters--anything from the oil crisis in the '70s to oil spills in the '80s to the technology craze in the '90s to today's reconstruction of Iraq.
We instantly lose credibility with our fellow citizens, and it distracts us from the main problem: Not that a few corrupt individuals are taking the country over a cliff, but that a system of militarism and corporatism distorts our values, inverts our priorities, and helps to sow the seeds of hatred overseas.
Ironically, their success and growing prominence have helped sow the seeds of the current debate.
But did not his passionate advocacy of the Cold War sow the seeds from which McCarthyism sprang?
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