What is furrow?

  • (noun): A slight depression in the smoothness of a surface.
    Synonyms: wrinkle, crease, crinkle, seam, line
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on furrows, furrow:

History - Mouldboard Plough
... frame-plough), which not only cuts furrows with a share (cutting blade) but turns the soil ... Depending on the size of the implement, and the number of furrows it is designed to plough at one time, a forecarriage with a wheel or wheels (known as a furrow ... In the case of a single-furrow plough there is only one wheel at the front and handles at the rear for the ploughman to steer and manoeuvre it ...
Furrow (disambiguation)
... A furrow is a line cut in soil when ploughed in order to plant a crop ... Furrow may also refer to Buford O ... Furrow, Jr ...
Angustolenellus - Key To The Species
... → Mesonacis fremonti 2 The furrows between the lobes of the glabella are faintly incised ... → Mesonacis bonnensis - The furrows between the lobes of the glabella are prominently incised ... → 3 ... The frontal lobe (L4) of the glabella intersects the anterior border furrow ...
Surface Irrigation - Furrow Irrigation
... Furrow irrigation is conducted by creating small parallel channels along the field length in the direction of predominant slope ... Water is applied to the top end of each furrow and flows down the field under the influence of gravity ... by many factors such as slope, surface roughness and furrow shape but most importantly by the inflow rate and soil infiltration rate ...
The Furrow
... The Furrow is an Irish Roman Catholic theological periodical ... Irish Rosary Messenger of the Sacred Heart Protestant Telegraph The Furrow Studies The Brandsma Review This Christian magazine or journal-related article is a stub ...

More definitions of "furrow":

  • (noun): A long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow).
  • (verb): Make wrinkled or creased.
    Example: "Furrow one's brow"
    Synonyms: wrinkle, crease
  • (verb): Hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove.
    Example: "Furrow soil"
    Synonyms: rut, groove
  • (verb): Cut a furrow into a columns.
    Synonyms: chamfer, chase

Famous quotes containing the word furrow:

    What have I to do with plows? I cut another furrow than you see.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Remit as yet no grace,
    No furrow on the glow,
    Yet a druidic difference
    Enhances nature now.
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)

    What is a farm but a mute gospel? The chaff and the wheat, weeds and plants, blight, rain, insects, sun—it is a sacred emblem from the first furrow of spring to the last stack which the snow of winter overtakes in the fields.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)