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the space created by the swing of a scythe or the cut of a mowing machine

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a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)

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BEIRUT: Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said Wednesday that Lebanon was still living the effects of May 2008, when Hezbollah fighters took over large swaths of West Beirut.
They compared those cows with others grazing swaths of western wheatgrass or feeding on baled mixed grass hay conventionally, in corrals.
Doctoroff centered his hour-long speech on the key to creating great neighborhoods and discussed those neighborhoods currently experiencing rezoning and revitalization, namely Hudson Yards, Harlem, Jamaica, Queens and large swaths of Brooklyn, that will soon fit the Good Neighborhood bill.
Although vast swaths of the boreal forest are losing trees to deforestation, the ecosystem is approximately 70 percent intact.
So far, this season, the Santa Clarita Valley has been spared the brush fires that come each year, wiping out wide swaths of acreage and threatening hillside communities.
Last year, the average temperature across large swaths of Alaska, Canada, Scandinavia, and Russia was more than 1.
The UK government will no longer urge poor countries to privatize large swaths of industry (including their health systems) or open their markets to foreign trade overnight as a condition for receiving development aid.
He also points out that the TV flag is part of an attempt to hasten a shift to digital broadcasting that would allow the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to recover large swaths of spectrum.
The droning bells and huge swaths of color, for all their bombast, did manage to induce, at least in this viewer, a crude mental movement toward transcendence.
In 1914, large swaths of North Africa and Southwest Asia were I controlled by a few European powers or were part of the Turkish t Ottoman Empire.
Dig shovel-wide swaths anywhere (garden, meadow, brush fields, on hills in contour) about 3 feet apart and plant winter-hardy grains in fall.
The process for generating an individual plan, as shown in figure 4, consists of repeating the following three steps until the plan meets scientific and operations criteria: (1) select SAR swaths, (2) create a downlink schedule, and (2) check the combined schedule for constraint violations.
Seasick-proof vessels known as SWATHs (small waterplane area, twin hulls) had been analyzed by Seidl and his university colleagues for the U.
Unable to get the power where it was needed, the lights went out in large swaths of Northern California.
Still, for an hour, German director Robert Schwentke, making his Hollywood debut here, swaths the movie in an ominous, icy style, creating an atmosphere as cold as the empty place in the heroine's heart.