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The curved plate of a plow that turns over the soil.
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(Agriculture) the US spelling of mouldboard
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1. the curved metal plate in a plow that turns over the earth from the furrow.
2. a large blade mounted on the front of a bulldozer to push loose earth.
3. a board forming one side or surface of a mold for concrete.
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Sometimes used as short for a Moldboard plow (Walking turning plow). The moldboard is the curved part of a turning plow that turns over and pulverizes the slice of earth cut by the plowshare.
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|Noun||1.||moldboard - wedge formed by the curved part of a steel plow blade that turns the furrow|
wedge - something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
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