Definition of swather in English:

swather

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Pronunciation: /ˈswɔːθə
 
, ˈswɒθə/

noun

  • A device on a mowing machine for raising uncut fallen grain and marking the line between cut and uncut grain.
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    • When the field was combined it was either done by a combine with it's own cutting table or with a combine using a pickup attachment to pick up swaths laid down earlier by a swather.
    • Half of each pasture was left standing, and the other half was windrowed using a 4.6-m wide swather head.
    • Balers scoop alfalfa and grass after the crimps, swathers, or related farm equipment cuts the grass.

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