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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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2] emissions in comparison with conventional tillage with mouldboard plough.
The application of its surface morphology on bulldozing plates and mouldboard ploughs improved soil scouring properties and reduced the draft of these tools as a result.
The research results of a number of studies showed that the drafts of mouldboard ploughs and bulldozing plates modified by bionic were reduced by improving the soil scouring properties of these implements.
244 Table 2: Effects of PTFE plough covering on draft (kN) of mouldboard ploughs operating at two different speeds (Chen et al.
5 t/ha, 80% less than that of the mouldboard plough (control) treatment CK.
Paddock 30 had been cultivated to a depth of 150 mm with a mouldboard plough in 1990, 1999, and 2005 followed by levelling and rolling by a leveller/roller with spring-tyne harrows.
Since the mouldboard plough had a depth of 150 mm, the model prediction of soil F concentrations was conducted for this cultivation depth.
Cultivation of soil by ploughing to a depth of 150 mm using a mouldboard plough once every 6-9 years can decrease F concentration in the top 30 mm of the soil profile, which is considered to contribute most to soil ingestion by grazing ruminants.
The farmer then undertook a single pass of the mouldboard plough used for cultivation, downslope through H to N and upslope through G to A.
16 compared with a median value from previous mouldboard plough studies of 0.
1999) is of greater relevance here because it focussed on mouldboard plough operation.
In order to attempt to estimate the importance of speed in this context, multiple regression analysis was undertaken using all the mouldboard plough data in Table 3.