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THRESHING MACHINE
THRESHING
OPERATION
IMPLEMENT
THRESHING FLOOR
GRAIN
CHAFF
GOD
WHEAT
SPEED
SOYBEANS
STRAW
TOOL
STEAM
STALKS
OUTFIT
LOSS
THRESHING-BOARD
THRESHER
OXEN
MANUAL
CORN
FLAIL
ENDURE
PADDY
MACHINES WERE
TREADING
WINNOWING
FIELD
METHOD DEVELOPED
SEEDS
REAPING
SHEAVES
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Definitions

  1. Threshing is the process of beating cereal plants in order to separate the seeds or grains from the straw.
  2. Threshing is one of the tasks a combine harvester performs, along with harvesting the plant and cleaning the grains.
  3. On threshing, the chaff breaks up, releasing the grains.
  4. Threshing is used to loosen our hold of earthly things and break us away from evil. (Web site)
  5. Threshing was done with animal power in Palestine and Mesopotamia, although reaping, binding, and winnowing were still done by hand. (Web site)

Threshing Machine

  1. These include a reliance on mechanised tools which have been developed, from the threshing machine, seed drill, through to the tractor and combine, etc.
  2. Tractor and threshing machine partially buried in drifted sandy soil - Cadillac, SK. (Web site)
  3. A threshing machine being used to separate grain from chaff at a small farm close to Esfahan, Iran.

Threshing

  1. The chaff must be separated from the grain before use, by such techniques as threshing and wind winnowing.
  2. Typically sheaves of grains such as wheat, barley and oats may be 'stooked' so they are ready for threshing.

Operation

  1. In one operation it combines cutting, threshing, separation, cleaning, and straw dispersal.
  2. Threshing is not an operation which the corn requires all the year round; for the most part the flail is idle. (Web site)
  3. Threshing operation which involved separation of paddy from spike lets is one of most important part of harvest operations. (Web site)

Implement

  1. In any case, with time Cantalejo opted for peaceful and productive crafts such as the making of diverse agricultural implements, including threshing-boards.
  2. All this meant that a threshing implement required a large amount of harvested grain to pay off the expenditure. (Web site)
  3. Traditional threshing implements (including the threshing-board) were gradually abandoned and replaced by modern combine harvesters.
  4. In general, the term "threshing-board" is used to refer to all the different variants of this primitive implement.

Threshing Floor

  1. They then stacked the produce at the threshing floor, ready for the next stage.
  2. The threshing-board has been traditionally pulled by mules or by oxen over the grains spread on the threshing floor.
  3. The field of Rharus near Eleusis, with the threshing floor and altar of his son Triptolemus, was the first sown field on earth. (Web site)
  4. All is not grain that lies upon the threshing floor. (Web site)
  5. Threshing is just one process in getting cereals to the grinding mill and customer. (Web site)

Grain

  1. The dry bracts enclosing mature grains of wheat and some other cereal plants, removed during threshing. (Web site)
  2. Threshing for grain crops (wheat, oats, barley).
  3. Instead of threshing the grain by beating it with sticks, threshing machines separated the seeds from the heads and stalks.

Chaff

  1. Although threshing removes the straw and the chaff, it does not remove the bran.
  2. These bracts form the chaff removed from cereal grain during threshing and winnowing. (Web site)
  3. On threshing, the chaff breaks up, releasing the grains.

God

  1. This needs a divine hand, and nothing but the grace of God can make the threshing effectual. (Web site)
  2. Reflect, my brother, that your threshing and mine are in God's hands. (Web site)
  3. The wisdom of the husbandman in limiting his threshing is far exceeded in the wisdom of God by which he sets a limit to our griefs. (Web site)

Wheat

  1. The first free-threshing wheats, durum wheat and common wheat, appear in the fertile crescent about 1000 years after einkorn and emmer were domesticated. (Web site)
  2. In contrast, in free-threshing (or naked) forms such as durum wheat and common wheat, the glumes are fragile and the rachis tough.
  3. See also Bread Hulled versus free-threshing wheat Left: Hulled wheat (einkorn), with spikelets. (Web site)

Speed

  1. Instead of threshing the grain by beating it with sticks, threshing machines separated the seeds from the heads and stalks. (Web site)
  2. Other threshing machines would discharge grain from a conveyor, for bagging by hand. (Web site)
  3. The Swing Riots in the UK were partly a result of the threshing machine. (Web site)
  4. The August Verdiales festival also coincides with the Trilla, or threshing competition. (Web site)
  5. The larger flywheel provides a slower speed for farmyard work (eg chopping feedstuffs) than is required for driving a threshing machine (for example).

Soybeans

  1. Dry soybeans (8.5-13 percent moisture) need very gentle threshing. (Web site)
  2. Research indicates that soybean germination declines at roughly the same rate as damage (splits, etc.) increases when threshing is too aggressive (Figure 2). (Web site)

Straw

  1. What you have left is a lot of straw mixed in with wheat at various stages of threshing.
  2. Traditional threshing methods break the straw into short pieces, bhusa, and modern mechanical threshers have been designed to break the straw. (Web site)

Tool

  1. In this study, we apply the science of tribology, which studies the friction and the wear of solid bodies in contact, to the threshing sledge and its blades. (Web site)
  2. The weapon was originally used as a tool for threshing grain.
  3. Prior to the mid-nineteenth century, horses, mules, or oxen provided the power to operate the tillage, planting, harvesting, and threshing machinery. (Web site)
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Steam

  1. By the late 1800s, steam power was frequently used to replace animal power in drawing plows and in operating threshing machinery. (Web site)
  2. From early 20th century, a self-powered threshing machines, run by a gasoline or diesel engine, has been developing in a different way.
  3. Theodor Moeller's steam engine threshing outfit. (Web site)
  4. Fatal accidents have been reported in grain threshing using power threshers and fodder cutters.
  5. The steam engine is a "Case," the threshing machine has the name "New Favorite" on the grain elevator and "Neepawa Wind Stacker" on the straw blower. (Web site)

Stalks

  1. Soybean stalks that discharge from the combine fairly intact, not "chewed up," suggest that threshing adjustments are good. (Web site)
  2. For threshing with the threshing-board, first one brings the baled stalks to the threshing floor.

Outfit

  1. Grahams threshing outfit, 6 miles south of Arcola, Saskatchewan. (Web site)
  2. Threshing outfit, circa 1910. (Web site)

Loss

  1. Threshing loss is unthreshed beans remaining in pods that pass through the combine. (Web site)
  2. Cutting across a field that has both irrigated and non-irrigated crop is one reason for accepting a little threshing loss. (Web site)
  3. Looking back from this point in my life it was a sad day when the old threshing rings gave way to modern harvest.

Threshing-Board

  1. A threshing-board is an obsolete farm implement used to separate cereals from their straw; that is, to thresh.
  2. The driver rides on the threshing-board, both guiding the draft animals and increasing the weight of the threshing-board.
  3. The Latin noun for threshing-board is tribulum, derived from the verb tribulare that, literally, means to break something, to crush it.
  4. The threshing-board is a historical form of threshing that can still be seen in some regions that practice a marginal agriculture.

Thresher

  1. Threshing and separation losses are usually nil if the thresher is adjusted properly. (Web site)
  2. In 1999 we displayed it at the Old Threshers Days in Yuma CO, where it powered a 1919 Wood separator there for threshing demonstrations. (Web site)
  3. Shocks were later hauled by wagon to the separator machine for threshing.

Oxen

  1. When the oxen drag the sledge over corn on the threshing-floor, the stones rip the husk away from the corn. (Web site)
  2. Threshing is commonly accomplished by dumping the cut grain onto stone floors where they be trod upon by oxen or beaten with wooden rods. (Web site)

Manual

  1. Pedal threshing (see figure 64.21) is a more strenuous activity than manual threshing by beating.
  2. Consequently, there is a tremendous loss of the produce in manual threshing. (Web site)

Corn

  1. An ox is not to be muzzled when threshing in a field of corn (Deuteronomy 25:4). (Web site)
  2. Now, threshing is useful in loosening the connection between the good corn and the husk. (Web site)

Flail

  1. Typically sheaves of grains such as wheat, barley and oats may be 'stooked' so they are ready for threshing. (Web site)
  2. Although once done by hand using a flail on a threshing floor, this tiring task is now mostly done by machine.
  3. Often this is the case, and it is not a rare thing to see persons employed in threshing a few sheaves with a rude flail when the harvest has scarcely begun. (Web site)
  4. A threshing roller is a rectangular wooden frame within which are rows of small wheels.

Endure

  1. We shall never endure a superfluity of threshing. (Web site)
  2. Let not such regret that they have to endure a heavier threshing since their use is greater. (Web site)
  3. It is indicative that the threshing board is a good so valued and worthy as to be offered to God in sacrifices.
  4. Proverbs 20:26 mentions a "threshing wheel", suggesting that the threshing cart (or "Punic cart") was used in some areas. (Web site)

Paddy

  1. Mechanisation of paddy threshing is an unresolved issue of farmers particularly in Sindh. (Web site)
  2. The harvesting operations consists of harvesting, bundle making, preparation of threshing yard and collection and shifting of paddy to threshing yard. (Web site)

Machines Were

  1. Others machines with were used by the ancients was the Punic cart and the Greek sledge, both were primitive threshing machines.
  2. Early threshing machines were hand fed and horse powered. (Web site)
  3. Some threshing machines were equipped with a bagger, which invariably held two bags, one being filled, and the other being replaced with an empty. (Web site)
  4. After land breaking, steam traction engines were used to power threshing machines and were still being manufactured until early 1920s.

Treading

  1. Threshing of rice is still being done by traditional methods like drum beating, bullock treading and tractor over harvested crop. (Web site)
  2. Threshing grain could be done by machine, treading by livestock, or manually by beating it with a flail.

Winnowing

  1. The chaff must be separated from the grain before use, by such techniques as threshing and wind winnowing. (Web site)
  2. The post-production phase is labour-intensive, as the operations involve hand harvesting, sun drying, threshing by trampling, and wind winnowing. (Web site)
  3. What Kansas dirt farmer Mark Underwood did was to reinvent the combine (a combine is called that because it combines reaping, threshing, and winnowing).
  4. Mechanical threshers carry out threshing and winnowing operations simultaneously.

Field

  1. An ox is not to be muzzled when threshing in a field of corn (Deuteronomy 25:4). (Web site)

Method Developed

  1. Wind winnowing (also called threshing) is a method developed by ancient cultures for agricultural purposes.

Seeds

  1. Threshing removes the husks from the seeds and winnowing separates the seeds from the husks and other trash.

Reaping

  1. What Kansas dirt farmer Mark Underwood did was to reinvent the combine (a combine is called that because it combines reaping, threshing, and winnowing).

Sheaves

  1. We determine the mechanisms by which the tribulum threshes grain, and, particularly, fine-cuts straw from the sheaves of cereal laid on the threshing floor. (Web site)

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