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an irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size

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an awkward stupid person

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Schafer WM, Singer MJ (1976) Reinvestigation of effect of saran coatings on extensibility of swelling soil clods.
A fresh mixture of native flowable fill containing clay clods is shown in Figure 1.
Tong Peal has announced its appointment as the UK distributor for Swedish firm AGEC's innovative AGRISEP clod separator.
You don't have to break down the clods of soil too much, in fact by keeping them large it will help the air circulate and the frost will break them up.
Now's the perfect time to dig heavy soil so that winter frosts can help break down the newly turned clods.
Now is the perfect time to dig heavy soil so winter frosts can help break down the clods.
From the moment I opened to the table of contents and read chapter titles like "Dirt Clods and Bathtubs," "Evil Beam Knievel," and "Ninja Backflips," to the last word on page 57, I had a hard time reading the words through the tears Beam's brand of humorous storytelling brought to my eyes.
Continue to prepare seedbeds in the kitchen garden, breaking down clods, removing stones and weeds from the soil and raking it to a fine tilth.
You know, the class system started when it was noticed that one man was good at carrying clods of earth and another man was good at thinking.
A rolling basket mounted behind the machine incorporates the cut residue, conditions the soil clods, and firms the ground in preparation for planting.
Repeating rubber-band guns, woodburning kits (essentially a soldering iron and a 2-by-4), pellet guns, bows and arrows, bicycles without helmets, and rock-filled dirt clods made up the arsenal of "toys" with which we faced each scab- and bruise-inducing summer day.
It takes into account explicitly the interaction between tillage tool and soil in three phases: (1) drag, when the soil is in contact with instrument; (2) jump, when the soil loses contact with the tool and is ejected; and (3) rolling, when the clods roll in relatively close contact with the soil surface.
to eat my words as though they were of clouds and not of clods,
The monk noticed that the men leaned down into the hole with their loads of dirt and slid the soil gently onto the coffin so the clods and pebbles didn't rattle against the wood, and when they were done, and there was a mound of fresh redolent soil over the bishop, one of the men knelt and smoothed the mound with his hands.