transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [seals/lambs/deer] [ sacrificar de forma selectiva ]Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 [flowers/fruit] escoger*
- The hunt, which they help fund and support, maintains a pack of hounds which is uniquely good at tracking the few deer which the hunt's stalkers damage without killing when they cull deer.
- The same applies to culling wild horses, which are doing incredible damage in some National Parks.
- And at times, the Game Department engaged in culling operations to reduce elephant populations in certain areas and relieve pressures on the habitat.
Example sentences1.3 [facts/information] seleccionar
- In March 2001, during the foot-and-mouth crisis, 800 of his farm's sheep were culled after dangerous contact with infected animals, although there were no signs of the disease in the flock.
- The farmer would either cull the vulnerable calves or, if they are valuable for other reasons, treat them for parasites and then sell the meat in the nonorganic market.
- Many pet pigs were culled during the Foot and Mouth epidemic - some quite needlessly in the contagious cull - and people were so heartbroken that they haven't replaced them.
- But he could not have based all his multifarious descriptions on personal research, and like any other seeker after knowledge he borrowed other men's observations and culled other men's flowers.
- Thus the brother, perusing the books of many saints like a clever bee, culled the flowers of divine quotations.
- That this work is not might be a result of the fact that it was culled from a variety of sources (including some radio sessions in New York), with some of the tracks dating back to 2001.
- Often the anecdotes he has culled from various sources seen contradictory.
- They have been culled from various sources, east and west.