a person, machine, or device that scatters seed over the earth for the purpose of growth: The plows went up and down the fields, the sowers plodding after them.This sower has a capacity of 6 bags of grass seed, ideal for use on small farms or golf courses.
a person who introduces or seeks to foster a certain attitude, feeling, condition, etc., in others: The Mayan god Tezcatlipoca, thought to incite wars, was called Necocyautl, meaning "sower of discord on both sides."
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How to use sower in a sentence
This ultimately sowed the seeds of acceptance and made these technologies more approachable for businesses.Jingle all the way: What will 2021 mean to the advertising world? | Alex Zakrevsky | December 25, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
It’s not crazy to hope that the intellectual seeds sowed in this pandemic year — information and entanglement, cross-bred with wormholes and holograms — will one day bear glorious fruit.
That development sowed confusion, led to dueling statements from Pfizer and federal officials about who was to blame, and raised questions about whether a promise to deliver shots to 20 million people by the end of the year would be kept.FDA vows to move 'rapidly’ to authorize second coronavirus vaccine | Laurie McGinley, Carolyn Y. Johnson | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Two days after editing, the embryos—by then a few cells big—are implanted into surrogate sows.Gene editing has made pigs immune to a deadly epidemic | Katie McLean | December 11, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
During a virtual tour, a worker carried a smartphone through the editing lab into the gestation area, where sows spend nine months until giving birth—“farrowing” is the farmer’s term.Gene editing has made pigs immune to a deadly epidemic | Katie McLean | December 11, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
I am to be introduced to the greatest sower of ideas of the century, the author of the Social Contract, Rousseau.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
The evil seed thus sown did not fail to take root and bring forth its fruit, just as the sower intended.Adrift on the Pacific | Edward S. Ellis
The field was evidently now open, and waiting for the sower of the precious seed of the Word.Mary and I | Stephen Return Riggs
An' so 'e did, till 'e married that day six months an' take to the drink in sower. 'The Foundations (Fourth Series Plays) | John Galsworthy
More saving of labor still is the horse sower, which is simply the hand sower on a larger scale.American Inventions and Inventors | William A. Mowry