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flail

[flāl]
(agriculture)
A manual device for threshing consisting of a long wooden handle with a free-swinging stick attached to the end.

Flail

 

a primitive agricultural implement for threshing grain, consisting of a wooden handle up to 2 m long and a short (up to 0.8 m) beater connected by a rawhide strap.

flail

A device for breaking or crushing material by means of one or more hammers which are hinged or pivoted about a rotating axle.
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Quality of chips produced with chain flails and woodland chippers.
Fall tiller height was shortest in treatments that produced the most thorough residue removal and stubble height reduction (Rake, Vacuum, Burn), whereas tillers were taller in Flail 3X (stubble height reduced, no straw removal) and Bale (no stubble height reduction, 75% straw removal) treatments (Table 1).
THE RANGE AT WHICH THE LIGHT FLAIL CAN BE EFFECTIVELY CONTROLLED BY THE OPERATOR CONTROL UNIT (OCU) VARIES WITH THE TERRAIN, WEATHER, ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENT, AND THE DENSITY OF ANY OBSTACLES BETWEEN THE VEHICLE AND THE OCU.
The Recorder told Braham it was worrying he was in possession of the rice flails.
This flail can be mounted on a track-type tractor or self-powered and pushed by any vehicle on its own wheels.
We would rather be contacted for advice than have a customer use a product incorrectly or use the wrong flail configuration and not be satisfied.
Wyre forest district council wishes to appoint a contractor to supply and delivery a ride on mower with flail deck.
Prosecuting barrister Jo Martin said: "There was a discussion about whether the flail would be bought," she told the court.
2004), in which the Fifth Circuit found that the transfer of assets in return for the limited partnership interest was for flail and adequate consideration (preventing the imposition of Sec.
The New Holland 1441 and 1442 Discbine Disc Mower-Conditioners provide Discbine disc-cutting technology with rubber-roll or flail conditioning in a maneuverable, high-capacity machine.
One day, however, this merchant of broken dreams is confronted with the orphan (Vinicius de Olivera) of a client she has betrayed, a child whose savvy intelligence and flail humanity ultimately awaken Dora's dormant conscience and send both on a soul-searching pilgrimage of hope and transformation.