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wind·row

 (wĭnd′rō′)
n.
1. A linear pile of cut hay or grain left to dry in a field before being gathered.
2. Any of various other linear piles, as of leaves or snow heaped up by the wind.
tr.v. wind·rowed, wind·row·ing, wind·rows
To shape or arrange into a windrow.

wind′row′er n.

windrow

(ˈwɪndˌrəʊ; ˈwɪnˌrəʊ)
n
1. (Agriculture) a long low ridge or line of hay or a similar crop, designed to achieve the best conditions for drying or curing
2. (Physical Geography) a line of leaves, snow, dust, etc, swept together by the wind
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) to put (hay or a similar crop) into windrows
ˈwindˌrower n

wind•row

(ˈwɪndˌroʊ, ˈwɪn-)

n.
1. a row or line of hay left to dry before being raked into heaps.
2. any similar row, as of sheaves of grain, for drying.
3. a row of dry leaves, dust, etc., swept together by the wind.
v.t.
4. to arrange in a windrow.
[1515–25]

windrow


Past participle: windrowed
Gerund: windrowing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be windrowing
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would windrow
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Past Conditional
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Windrow

After mowing and initial drying, grass to be used for hay was raked into rows (windrows). If Sweep rakes were used to gather the hay from the windrows, they ran along the windrows and gathered up the hay. Otherwise, men with pitchforks picked the hay up from the windrows and pitched it onto a wagon for transport to a stack or barn. Eventually, hay balers were developed that ran along the windrow and picked up the hay, so the sweep rake became obsolete.
References in classic literature ?
Then came the rain out of the distance, advancing with the roar of a gale of wind and causing the water of the lagoon to smoke in driven windrows.
They showed temperatures achieved when burning narrow canola windrows effectively killed sclerotinia stem rots primary inoculum source sclerotia - within the windrow.
The combined ration is placed in windrows inside simple high tunnels for the layer flock to forage on for feed.
The 500R Rotary Platform , delivers uniform windrows, allowing John Deere's single-conditioner system to perform as well as dual-conditioner platforms available today.
To process the new food waste material, including meats and cooked or processed foods that were not accepted at the compost center before, WeCare must grind and mix the material on a daily basis into compost windrows, which are long piles of yard waste and food waste laid out in rows to dry in the wind.
Commercial operations typically arrange compost in long windrows, and huge windrow turning machines lumber along, churning the piles as they go.
Also participating in the event were the Windrows Wonders.
An "air-broom" will move dry leaves into windrows for easier pickup or to blow the leaves clear of the manicured portion of the property into fields or wooded areas.
coli O157:H7 was carried out in windrows and plastic bins.
Working boats lost in the vast windrows of crude reveal the scale of the incident.
In Kansas, we called them trip rakes; we used them to pull the hay into the windrows for baling.
Six warrants were executed yesterday under the Misuse of Drugs Act at properties on Tiverton, Tintagel, Alderley, Abbeywood, Windrows and Ferndale.