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Synonyms for tiller

a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass

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someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)

lever used to turn the rudder on a boat

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a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)


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grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers

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nitrogen increases plant height, tiller number, leaf size [4].
Tiller was known nationally because he was one of a handful of doctors who performed late-term abortions.
Authorities don't know what caused Tiller to drive off the road, but Oregon State Police are working with the medical examiner to find out if a possible medical problem may have led to the crash.
Tiller was shot to death May 31 while serving as an usher at Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita.
Tiller himself had been shot in both arms in 1993, and his clinic in Wichita, Kan.
The gunman fired one shot at Dr Tiller and threatened two other people who tried to stop him.
Mr Tiller has long been a target of America's anti-abortion lobby.
Tiller claims to have performed well over 10,000 late-term abortions and is rumored to receive nearly $40,000 for each of these procedures.
In her book My Sixteen Sisters - Dancing With The Stars: My Life as a Tiller Girl (Appin Press, PS11.
Muscat: In a major initiative, the directorate general of agriculture and livestock distributed a whopping number of 1,200 agricultural tillers among farmers in various governorates of the country this year, according to Sayyid Fakhruddin bin Hilal Al Busaidi, assistant wali of Nizwa.
The Small Tiller employs an existing tool technology effectively to remove a great deal of time and effort from the task of tilling.
Although After Tiller carefully doesn't say it, the film suggests that the prochoice movement has hung these doctors out to dry.
The bell was reclaimed recently by 1997 Thurston High alumnus Brian Tiller, who said he discovered it painted in Springfield High's Miller blue color in a friend's backyard a few years ago.
Upland varieties are lower in tiller production than the lowland types, hence the need for different spacings for the two different species [3].