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thresh

[thresh]
(agriculture)
To extract grain or seed (as from wheat stalks) by treading, rubbing, striking with a flail, or using a threshing machine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In this study, we found that the threshing cylinder torque is proportional to the amount of crop being threshed in a combine harvester; therefore, this is an acceptable parameter for monitoring and controlling the operation conditions of such machines.
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During corn ear threshing, threshed grains that passed through the concave sections entered containers 11, 12 and 13.
Full ripeness Rodni variety corn ears were used with the moisture content of grains--36.36 [+ or -] 0.17%, cobs--60.04 [+ or -] 2.09%, tassels--39.68 [+ or -] 5.64%, stalks--64.30 [+ or -] 5.75%, husk leaves--39.96 [+ or -] 7.56%, and were threshed at the threshing stand.
The teeth on the cylinder and concave are spaced to thresh the millet kernels.
Fisher, told me he had wheat he wanted threshed," Papaw said.
A smaller auger pipe, about 4 inches in diameter, was used to carry threshed grain to a wagon or pickup truck.
Diokno said the differences between the two chambers of Congress and the Executive Department will be threshed out once the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) is convened.
Like in those early years when threshing machines were still unknown and threshing was done by the "hampas" method that required blowers to winnow the threshed palay.
Wheat crop manually fed in the hopper of conventional thresher is threshed by fast revolving beaters of the threshing drum through impact and rubbing action in the clearance between beaters and concave.