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"plow" in British English

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plownoun, verb

/plaʊ/ /plaʊ/
US spelling of plough
(Definition of plow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plownoun [C]

us   /plɑʊ/
  • plow noun [C] (TOOL)

a large farming tool with blades that dig into the earth, or a large, curved blade fixed to the front of a vehicle that moves snow or sand

plowverb

us   /plɑʊ/
  • plow verb (FORCE)

[always + adv/prep] to force your way, or to advance slowly although it is difficult: [I] His truck left the road and plowed through some small trees. [T] He picked the book up again and plowed his way through two more chapters.
  • plow verb (INVEST)

[T always + adv/prep] to invest money in a business to make it successful: If we’re hit by higher taxes, we’ll have a little less to plow back into the business.
  • plow verb (TOOL)

[I/T] to dig into the earth with a large farming tool to make the earth ready for planting, or to move snow or sand away from an area with a large, curved blade fixed to the front of a vehicle: [T] It rained so much I thought I’d have to plow the crops under. [I] I won’t be able to drive to the store until they plow.
(Definition of plow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plow”
in Turkish saban, pulluk, sürmek…
in Russian см. plough…
in Polish -…
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