rotary hoe

rotary hoe
a cultivating implement consisting of a row of wheels each with many fingerlike prongs, pulled over the ground to break up the soil and destroy weeds.

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  • hoe — hoer, n. hoelike, adj. /hoh/, n., v., hoed, hoeing. n. 1. a long handled implement having a thin, flat blade usually set transversely, used to break up the surface of the ground, destroy weeds, etc. 2. any of various implements of similar form,… …   Universalium

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  • rotary — /ˈroʊtəri / (say rohtuhree) adjective 1. turning round as on an axis, as an object. 2. taking place round an axis, as motion. 3. having a part or parts that rotate, as a machine. 4. of or relating to a rotary engine. 5. Agriculture denoting… …  

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  • Hoe, Richard March — ▪ American inventor and manufacturer born Sept. 12, 1812, New York, N.Y., U.S. died June 7, 1886, Florence, Italy  American inventor who developed and manufactured the first successful rotary (rotary press) printing press.       He was the son of …   Universalium

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