- a person or thing that seeds.
- any of various apparatus for sowing seeds in the ground, ranging from simple devices that deposit seed evenly over a plot of land to complex machines that prepare a hole in the earth, insert a seed or seeds at the proper depth, and cover the hole again.
- a plant that produces many seeds, especially one grown mainly to produce seeds for growing other plants.
- a device or utensil for removing seeds, as from grapefruit.
- a device used to scatter particles of silver iodide, carbon dioxide, etc., in clouds to induce precipitation.
Origin of seeder
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Examples from the Web for seeder
It lay now awaiting the plough and seeder of the intrepid pioneer.Other Main-Travelled Roads
The men had followed the harrow and seeder a while that morning.The Impostor
We also manufacture the Seeder with Cultivators of different widths.
If ever a land was spread out as a challenge to the plow and seeder, here it was.Prowling about Panama
George A. Miller
About the center of the drum is a wooden, metal-rimmed wheel which ran down the furrow, keeping the seeder on course.
- a person or thing that seeds
- a device used to remove seeds, as from fruit, etc
- any of various devices for sowing grass seed or grain on the surface of the ground
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