moldboard plow

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Moldboard plow

A colloquial term for a Walking turning plow.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moldboard plow - plow that has a moldboardmoldboard plow - plow that has a moldboard    
colter, coulter - a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
landside - component consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard
lister plough, lister plow, middle buster, middlebreaker, lister - moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow
moldboard, mouldboard - wedge formed by the curved part of a steel plow blade that turns the furrow
plow, plough - a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
ploughshare, plowshare, share - a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Soil water content of Barnes loam was 0.21 [m.sup.3] [m.sup.-3] for moldboard plow and 0.24 m3 [m.sup.-3] for chisel plow (LSD = 0.02 m3 [m.sup.-3]) averaged across dates of simulated rain and residue treatments.
For his Bean Cutler model (the FMC-made forerunner of the Bolens Ridemaster), Bob has a complete set of attachments: a grader blade, cultivator, disc plow and moldboard plow. Among the implements he has for his Bolens models is a dump box.
Movement of soil uphill and downhill by a moldboard plow operating on the contour on various slopes.
Moldboard plow systems had prevented a C sink response to increases in crop residue production that had occurred between 1940 and 1970.
Acreages of various crops (i.e., corn, soybeans, and wheat), acreages of alternative tillage systems (i.e., moldboard plow, mulch till, and no-till), and acreages of each soil series in a county were known from secondary data.
Soil redistribution was calculated over a 50-yr period on a measured topographic transect in west central Minnesota using published k' values for the moldboard plow. Additional simulations included the additive effects of secondary tillage (tandem disc) and an examination of hillslope segment lengths on soil redistribution rates.
He has the original disc plow, moldboard plow, cultivator and grader blade, and notes the grader blade is scarce.
The usual definition divides conventional tillage into two categories, one where a moldboard plow is used and one where it is not.
Hasan (2012) found increment in penetration resistance, due to traffic, of 100, 51 and 15% at depths of 10, 20 and 30 cm, respectively, and indicated moldboard plow as the most efficient implement to reduce penetration resistance in the studied soil.
This device allows you to cover more ground, with small moldboard plow, hoe, and cultivator attachments.
The moldboard plow has almost disappeared during the last fifty years.
[8] There were paid attention in randomized complete block design with four replications for checking effect of four different tillage ways which is involved moldboard plow as a conventional way*moldboard plow and heavy disc* subsoiler and heavy disc and subsoiler and moldboard on some physical feature of soil* in a potato field with loam-sandy tissue.