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furrow slice Line breaks: fur¦row slice

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of furrow slice in English:


A slice of earth turned up by the mouldboard of a plough.
Example sentences
  • He soon found that they failed to invert the furrow slice and, abandoning mathematical for empirical methods, achieved success with a longer moldboard with a greater intensity of twist.
  • The depth should not be set deeper than that a corner of the furrow slice is cut off and turned down.
  • They mix the soil with the trash instead of inverting the furrow slice and covering the trash.
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