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noun as in fertilizer

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It’s early October and I am clearing the farm right now, and putting in manure from the cows.

He pointed to an existing Chevron project in Australia that involves taking carbon dioxide emissions and storing them underground, and another that transforms methane from dairy cow manure into natural gas.

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The region is crisscrossed by ancient trade routes well-trod by horses, so the researchers say horse manure may have been common.

I’m paying with manure because manure can be used for organic farming, which is healthier for humans and for the planet.

I followed Mahira’s lead as we walked on a sandy trail passing cattle and hens, women drying cow and buffalo manure in front of their houses and on their walls, children playing around, and men fixing broken roofs or rebuilding their houses.

Fresh manure was always around, but I ignored it, as Anne must have done at Green Gables.

I went to get a bag of horse manure and I make it liquid, like a porridge, and then ... bam!

Much of what they like to eat is stuff we throw out anyway: wood chips, manure and trash.

Also, Seoul will move to cut off its recent shipments of rice and manure to the North.

The substance so used is called a special manure; that containing all the constituents of the crop is a general manure.

What is true of the nitrogenous matters applies with still greater force to the mineral constituents of the manure.

Well rotten dung, which had been kept in the manure heap upwards of six months.

In this case, during the winter six months, which were very dry, the manure lost 541·8 lbs.

When the food is rich in nitrogenous compounds, the value of the manure is considerably increased.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to manure, such as: compost, droppings, dung, excrement, mulch, and guano.

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