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Rotavator

(ˈrəʊtəˌveɪtə) or

Rotovator

n
(Tools) trademark a type of machine with rotating blades that break up soil
[C20: original form Rotavator, from rota(ry) (culti)vator]
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Rotavator

® [ˈrəʊtəveɪtəʳ] N (Brit) → motocultor m
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We have 19 types of earthworm -- keystone species responsible for aerating, rotavating, fertilising, hydrating and even detoxifying the soil.
For rotavating one hectare, he charges P6,000 or P12,000 for two hectares of wet paddy in one day.
The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) - affects anyone who is thinking about ploughing, re-seeding, harrowing, rotavating or putting in new drainage.
''We'll be ploughing, rotavating, and drinking tea in the shed whilst contemplating what to try next - we drink a lot of tea."
"There are differences of opinion," he admits, "principally over rotavating. I feel they wish to do it too frequently and that creates problems all of their own - especially when it rains.
"Rotavating the whole area generally makes it worse - every bit of root or rhizome will grow into a new plant," he warns.
And he warns: "Rotavating the whole area generally makes it worse - every bit of root or rhizome will grow into a new plant.
The animals - almost certainly escapees from a farmed herd, or at least their descendants - soon became regular visitors to her garden, and did quite a bit of damage rotavating the ground.
Having teed off at 7 am to catch the best of the golf and leave the rest of the day for business, Dodd and Skinner were hard at work rotavating one of Ireland's finest golf courses when they arrived on the seventh tee, a dog leg to the right.