sow

(redirected from sower)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sower does not look to compete with other estate agencies but instead sets itself apart by redefining relationships between client and agent.
Their tough, soft skin is marketed as "eel" skin for wallets, belts and other items ("Because they're not going to sell something that says 'hagfish,'" said Sower, pulling out her own flawless 20-year-old eel skin wallet).
Yet Marie does not use the Parable of the Sower slavishly but glosses it as she has glossed her borrowing from Priscian.
Later in 1888, he returned to the theme of the humble sower with a sketch and two painted versions that depict the setting sun, described by van Gogh as a "mysterious sickly citron color," made more mysterious by the greenish-yellow sky laced with wispy pink clouds.
When Sower ends, in 2027, Acorn seems a small but viable community, as it does five years later, when Talents begins.
And He spoke to them at length in parables, saying: "A sower went out to sow.
Today, following ambitious Chinese investment in the form of Haowei and Shan Chen, Sower operates worldwide and has amongst books some of the most iconic, exceptional properties to offer both within Cardiff and around the world.
Recently, I re-studied some of Jesus' parables of the kingdom, and in particular, the parable of the sower (Matthew 13:24-30) and Jesus' explanation (Matthew 13:36-43).
When Jesus explained the Parable of the Sower, He said the seed that fell into the good soil and produced its crop a hundredfold represents people who have persevered (Luke 8:15).
Junior Church children and uniformed organisations gave a presentation based on the Parable of the Sower.
Any genuine farmer hearing Jesus tell the Parable of the Sower must be scandalized.
Medical technician Sandy Mitchell, 48, of Sower by Bridge, Yorks, said: "They put me through hell.