Origin of trough
OTHER WORDS FROM troughtroughlike, adjective
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How to use trough in a sentence
Cooler air in the core of the trough aloft will help destabilize the atmosphere, and increase the winds in middle levels of the atmosphere.After producing several tornado warnings and funnel clouds, storms exiting region|Jason Samenow, Jeffrey Halverson|July 29, 2021|Washington Post
Outside of Austin, I found the NLand Surf Park, which had a mechanical wave that breaks using a man-made trough.My Quest to Surf Every Coastal State|eriley|July 28, 2021|Outside Online
The line is straighter where the peaks and troughs are less for now.Future of TV Briefing: The free, ad-supported streaming TV market has come of age|Tim Peterson|July 21, 2021|Digiday
Like a wave on water, you can think of a light wave as a series of peaks and troughs moving through space.Japan Sets New Record for Internet Speed at 319 Terabits per Second|Jason Dorrier|July 18, 2021|Singularity Hub
With an influx of shoppers expected to flood to the site on its Prime Days on June 21 and 22, now is the time to put up an electric fence preventing Google from feeding off that valuable data trough.
Plunging toward the trough of a shockwave, the engine screams to a halt.Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’: An Anime Icon Bows Out|Andrew Romano|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was time for the cattle to drink from their watering trough.A New Christmas Literary Classic: Donald Hall’s ‘Christmas at Eagle Pond’|Nicholas Mancusi|December 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the famous case of Solyndra, newly released emails reveal what the feeding trough looks like.Three Easy Ways to End Cronyism|Peter Schweizer|August 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Over the course of two to three months they teach freshly weaned calves how to eat from a bunk and drink from a water trough.An American Prairie Feast|Sophie Menin|July 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Strangely, the year marked a trough, since their 1996 return reported donations of $35,530.The Stingiest Politicians|The Daily Beast|April 16, 2010|DAILY BEAST
And right after that, some nice sour milk would come splashing down into the trough of the pen.
But there was nothing in the trough to eat, as yet, and the box seemed quite lonesome, for Squinty was all alone.
As soon as he was in it Squinty ran over to the trough, hoping there would be some sour milk in it.
None of his brothers or sisters was near him, and he could not hear his mamma or papa grunting near the feed trough.
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"