threshing machine


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threshing machine

[′thresh·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(agriculture)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Four or five teams and wagons would shuttle loads of wheat, oats, rye, or beans from the field to the threshing machine. The men carried out various jobs such as loading the wagons in the field, driving, feeding the threshing machine, and carrying the product to storage.
J.J., Case sets out for Wisconsin, eventually starting the Racine Threshing Machine Works.
Case Threshing Machine Company became the world's largest producer of steam engines by 1886.
As about 8,000 people watched, 750 volunteers operated a record-breaking 139 antique threshing machines, simultaneously harvesting a field of winter wheat in 15 minutes during the 62nd Manitoba Thresherman's Reunion & Stampede at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum.
That day the threshing machine separated more than just grain.
This fun-packed day - a national annual celebration of the apple, orchards and local distinctiveness - included a host of traditional crafts-people demonstrating the arts of thatching, leather-working, wood-turning and a threshing machine.
A road accident while out training was followed by an incident in which he nearly lost a leg in a threshing machine on his farm in the Mid-West.
Like getting your falling into a threshing machine, selling Brian Lara ton-ups, telling the missus you've sold Brian Lara ton-ups or being married to Alex Ferguson.
On the hottest day of the year, the neighbors came with their teams and hayracks and drove around the field, loading the sheaves to bring to the monstrous, shuddering threshing machine. They forked the bundles onto the belt feeding into its vicious maw Yellow straw flew out one vent and a stream of golden grain out another into a wagon box.
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]....It is pretty hard work with the machine.
In 1880 the Societe Co-operative de Vineuil was founded to purchase a threshing machine. That same summer the new machine started out from the central bourg and proceeded on a clockwise tour throughout the commune.
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.