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see plowplow
or plough,
agricultural implement used to cut furrows in and turn up the soil, preparing it for planting. The plow is generally considered the most important tillage tool.
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(US Big Dipper) A group of stars in Ursa Major that contains the seven brightest stars in that constellation, nearly all with similar apparent magnitudes (mv ), and has a very distinctive shape (see illustration). The seven stars are Alioth, Dubhe, Alcaid, Mizar, Merak (mv : 2.36), Phecda (mv : 2.43), and Megrez (mv : 3.31), in order of brightness. Alcaid and Dubhe have different values and directions of proper motion than the other five so that the shape of the Plough is slowly but continuously changing.

What does it mean when you dream about a plough?

The plough represents the cultivation of new ideas and new projects, tilling the soil for new growth and expansion.


A groove cut lengthwise with the grain in a piece of wood.
(mining engineering)
A continuous mining machine in which cutting blades, moved over the face being worked, bite into the coal as they are pulled along and discharge it on an accompanying conveyor.
A V-shaped scraper that presses against the return belt of a conveyor, removing coal and debris from it.

plow, plough

1. A carpenter’s plane which cuts grooves.
2. A router.
3.See groove.

router plane, plough, plow

router plane
A plane used for cutting and smoothing grooves which have their bottoms parallel to the surface; has a handle at each end and a centrally located cutting tool.


(esp US), plow
1. any of various similar implements, such as a device for clearing snow
2. a plane with a narrow blade for cutting grooves in wood


the. the group of the seven brightest stars in the constellation Ursa Major
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John Deere is commonly--but mistakenly--credited with creating the first steel plow, also known as the first self-scouring plow.
The McCormick hillside plow of 1831 and the Deere steel plow of 1837 are consequential in agricultural history because they represent the increasing momentum of westward expansion and the beginnings of maturing industrialism based primarily north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Catalog offer's heavy-duty, steel plows with Sno-flo powder coat finish, and durable, efficient plows made of high molecular weight polyurethane; plus controls, lights, lifts, and the EZ-Mount system.
William Parlin began manufacturing steel plows in Canton, 111.
Steel plows were introduced to the market by the late 1830s.