sow

(redirected from sowed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms.
Related to sowed: Sowetan

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 ?
For Rahim Yar Khan the target was set at 768,000 acres but wheat has been sowed on 361,375 acres.
The prolificity index (Table 2) of the three hybrids from the five sowing dates from 2004 and 2005 sowed on 1/30 did not show variation across the years.
According to a handout issued by the agriculture department here on Saturday, the agriculture information spokesperson advised wheat growers of irrigated areas to start sowing of wheat varieties Lasani2008, Faisalabad 2008, RE2011, Punjab2011 and Millat2011 from Ist Nov and could be sowed by Dec10.