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Synonyms for flail

Synonyms for flail

to swing about or strike at wildly

to beat (plants) with a machine or by hand to separate the grain from the straw

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an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end

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move like a flail

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When the platen is powered up and running hot, the flails are extended, and when they encounter vegetation, they cut it.
Standard HammerHead Picote packages include Smart Cutter Starter Kits, Twisters, Cyclone chain flails, adaptors, bearing, steering axle, front drill heads, side grinding panels, hub disks and a set of hand tools precisely designed for reinstatement jobs.
The flail head comes off in 30 seconds without tools.
A book entitled The Vickers Tanks (ISBN 1-85260-141-8) describes how the flail unit was developed, by the Newcastle company of Vickers, to fit to many types of armoured vehicles, the Vickers Centurion tank being used for trials and demonstrations.
Noorey ran off but he was chased and, during the pursuit, he was seen to discard the rice flails and also pounds 160 in cash.
The rice flails were in a pocket at the back of the passenger seat.
Yet there is ample temperament in the way she spirals her wrists, snaps her fan, and flails her bata in the sophisticated Guajira.
A time-lapse movie made using images from the Chandra X-ray Observatory shows that the outer half of the jet bends and flails.
Dylan Baker, a respected actor (``Happiness,'' ``Head of State''), flails about desperately as Pitt patriarch Bob, who, with mousy wife Liz (Kellie Waymire), runs a mail-packing business and suffers genially through the most epic streak of awful luck imaginable.
The 1442's tapered flails pick up cut crop behind the cutter bar where the crop rubs together and against the conditioning hood to remove the waxy layer from stems for faster dry down.
Quality of chips produced with chain flails and woodland chippers.
It uses flails and an enormous amount of energy to impact a surface.
Flails attached in front of armored anti-mine vehicles have been around for several decades.
A UNIVERSITY graduate who beat his girlfriend with a pair of rice flails after she accused him of cheating has been jailed for six months.