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har·vest·er

 (här′vĭ-stər)
n.
1. One who gathers a crop.
2. A machine for harvesting crops; a reaper.
3. A heavy vehicle with a mechanical arm used for felling trees and maneuvering logs.

harvester

(ˈhɑːvɪstə)
n
1. (Agriculture) a person who harvests
2. (Agriculture) a harvesting machine, esp a combine harvester

har•ves•ter

(ˈhɑr və stər)

n.
1. a person who harvests; reaper.
2. any of various farm machines for harvesting field crops.
[1580–90]

Harvester

1. A reaper that used extra men riding on it to bind the bundles.
2. Any of various machines used to cut grain stalks in preparation of saving the grain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Harvester - someone who helps to gather the harvestharvester - someone who helps to gather the harvest
farm worker, farmhand, field hand, fieldhand - a hired hand on a farm
vintager - a person who harvests grapes for making wine
2.harvester - farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields
binder, reaper binder - a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
combine - harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
farm machine - a machine used in farming
header - a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon
Translations
حَصّادَه، آلة الحَصاد
kombajnsklízečžací stroj
høstarbejderselvbinder
kornskurîarvél
kosec
biçerdöğer

harvester

[ˈhɑːvɪstəʳ] N
1. (= person) [of cereals] → segador(a) m/f; [of fruit, vegetables] → recolector(a) m/f; [of grapes] → vendimiador(a) m/f
2. (= machine) → cosechadora f; (= combine harvester) → segadora-trilladora f

harvester

[ˈhɑːrvɪstər] n
(= machine) → moissonneuse f combine harvester
(= person) → moissonneur/euse m/fharvest festival nfête f de la moisson

harvester

n (= person)Erntearbeiter(in) m(f); (= machine)Mähmaschine f; (cuts and binds) → Mähbinder m, → Bindemäher m; (= combine harvester)Mähdrescher m

harvester

[ˈhɑːvɪstəʳ] n (person) → mietitore/trice; (machine) → mietitrice f; (combine harvester) → mietitrebbia

harvest

(ˈhaːvist) noun
the gathering in of ripened crops. the rice harvest.
verb
to gather in (crops etc). We harvested the apples yesterday.
ˈharvester noun
a person or machine that harvests corn.
References in classic literature ?
He met this man on his way to work in the giant factories of the Harvester Trust; and his friend told him to come along and he would speak a good word for him to his boss, whom he knew well.
How much this accident meant to Jurgis he realized only by stages; for he found that the harvester works were the sort of place to which philanthropists and reformers pointed with pride.
And then one afternoon, the ninth of his work in the place, when he went to get his overcoat he saw a group of men crowded before a placard on the door, and when he went over and asked what it was, they told him that beginning with the morrow his department of the harvester works would be closed until further notice!
He advanced thus into the very thickest of the cavalry, with the tranquil slowness, the lolling of the head and the regular breathing of a harvester attacking a field of wheat.
The Bell Telephone now took its place with the Telegraph, the Railroad, the Steamboat, the Harvester, and the other necessities of a civilized country.
Yet I know that I arrived this very morning from China, with a quick passage to my credit, and master of the barkentine Harvester.
His light, a little later, broke though chinks of cottage shutters, throwing stripes like red-hot pokers upon cupboards, chests of drawers, and other furniture within; and awakening harvesters who were not already astir.
Rabbits, hares, snakes, rats, mice, retreated inwards as into a fastness, unaware of the ephemeral nature of their refuge, and of the doom that awaited them later in the day when, their covert shrinking to a more and more horrible narrowness, they were huddled together, friends and foes, till the last few yards of upright wheat fell also under the teeth of the unerring reaper, and they were every one put to death by the sticks and stones of the harvesters.
The harvesters ceased working, took their provisions, and sat down against one of the shocks.
The harvesters slept in the hayloft because it was cooler there than in the house.
When you and I can build sewing-machines instead of battle-ships, harvesters of crops instead of harvesters of men, plow-shares and telephones, schools and colleges, printing-presses and paper
The harvesters were back in the fields once more and the golfers, in pairs and fours, were still streaming round the links.