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harvesting

[ hahr-vist ]SEE DEFINITION OF harvesting

Synonyms for harvesting

  • accumulation
  • collecting
  • collection
  • harvest
  • reaping
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The labor of cultivating and harvesting cotton of any kind was very great.

The harvesting might be long but the garnering would be none the less sure.

At the end of the harvesting season, they made ready their boat.

The time of harvesting will vary with the use which is to be made of the oats.

The stalk, when ready for harvesting, has only a few leaves on the top.

When the seeds are full and plump the flax is ready for harvesting.

Gambling is the bane of this land of idleness, where they get men from Lucca to do their harvesting.

This reduces the cost of harvesting, as less labour is required.

He was harvesting the first corn under the olives, but at noon it was too hot to work.

The cost of planting and harvesting is about $6 an acre, he says, and the returns from $35 to $48.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from harvest (n.). Of wild animals, from 1947; of cells, from 1946. Related: Harvested; harvesting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HARVESTING

farming

nounproducing crops, raising animals

threshing

nounact of removing grain or seeds from hulls or husks
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