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ploughing following the contours of the land, to minimize the effects of erosion
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Words nearby contour ploughing
contouring, contour integration, contour interval, contour line, contour map, contour ploughing, contour sheet, contr., contra, contraband, contrabandist
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How to use contour ploughing in a sentence
It also reveals in vivid visual form the precise contour of the transition.Why Big Data Doesn’t Live up to the Hype|Nick Romeo|January 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dragon skins hung in some parish churches and ploughing regularly turned up elf arrows, little-worked flints of great delicacy.The Best of Brit Lit|Peter Stothard|November 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Day after day while the spring ploughing went on, the strange pair followed the plough together.
And then—when the spring ploughing is finished—I should want you to supply me with angleworms for the same length of time.
The Girl went away to talk to the cultivator's wife and baby, and the afternoon ploughing began.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
In such cases the benefits of subsoil ploughing and deep ploughing are conspicuous.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson