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thresh·ing machine

(thrĕsh′ĭng)
n.
A farm machine used for separating grain or seeds from straw.
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threshing machine

n
(Agriculture) a machine for threshing crops
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thresh′ing machine`


n.
a machine for removing grains and seeds from straw and chaff.
[1765–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.threshing machine - a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and strawthreshing machine - a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw
farm machine - a machine used in farming
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threshing machine

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threshing machine

[ˈθrɛʃɪŋməˌʃiːn] ntrebbiatrice f, trebbia
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Harling, he waved his hand to me and jumped head-first right into the threshing machine after the wheat.
His right arm, from the elbow down, looked as though it had gone through a threshing machine, what of the ravage wrought by claws and fangs.
There is not a modern plow in the islands or a threshing machine. All attempts to introduce them have failed.
A few big farmers have their own threshing machines while about 90pc of small growers hired machinery to ensure timely completion of the process.
He said that any natural calamity like hail storm and rainy spells could cause maximum loss to farmers in the current situation.He complained high rates of the machinery for harvesting and threshing of wheat crop adding that the reaper and threshing machines were charging more than 10 maund wheat per acre.
No fewer than seven threshing machines were in action, ensuring a day-long display of pre-combine crop processing.
Like in those early years when threshing machines were still unknown and threshing was done by the "hampas" method that required blowers to winnow the threshed palay.
Seeking a career of his own, he arrived in Chicago by ship bringing with him six of his threshing machines, selling five of them to farmers whose principle crop at the time was wheat.
But rather than taking their threshing machines to The Wurzels - who are still ooh-arring their way around the UK - they've stuck their pitchforks into a much-loved old nursery rhyme.
As about 8,000 people watched, 750 volunteers operated a record-breaking 139 antique threshing machines, simultaneously harvesting a field of winter wheat in 15 minutes during the 62nd Manitoba Thresherman's Reunion & Stampede at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum.
Rural laborers attacked threshing machines, wrote threatening letters, and engaged in incendiarism on a large scale.