threshing machine


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threshing machine

[′thresh·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(agriculture)
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Seeking a career of his own, he arrived in Chicago by ship bringing with him six of his threshing machines, selling five of them to farmers whose principle crop at the time was wheat.
That day the threshing machine separated more than just grain.
The noisy threshing machine was powered by gasoline, but once I saw an old steam engine belching away in a grain field.
As I wrote to Agnes, we went out working; we all three worked with a threshing machine [a machine that separates grain into seeds and straw].
In 1880 the Societe Co-operative de Vineuil was founded to purchase a threshing machine.
In another gallery, a bizarre sort of threshing machine continued its fruitless work next to a wall sculpture that consisted of open books haphazardly pasted onto a canvas.
Until the mid-20th century, the binder and threshing machine dominated in harvesting grain crops.
When Robertson painted her first picture in 1918 - on a piece of canvas left over from a threshing machine cover - she wasn't trying to create the next flavor of the month.
Model aeroplanes will perform stunts and there will be fire engines, rally cars, tractors, threshing machine and military vehicles.
Virtually every threshing machine manufacturer had developed and was successfully selling steam traction engines and had little interest in the new technology.
This is not the first time a fundraiser has been organized around breaking a threshing machine world record.
While the threshing machine and tractor were being positioned near the barn, the men worked in the fields with teams and wagons, loading bundles of grain.