trough


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manger

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Synonyms for trough

a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)

a concave shape with an open top

a treasury for government funds

a long narrow shallow receptacle

a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

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Meanwhile one of the carriers who were in the inn thought fit to water his team, and it was necessary to remove Don Quixote's armour as it lay on the trough; but he seeing the other approach hailed him in a loud voice, "O thou, whoever thou art, rash knight that comest to lay hands on the armour of the most valorous errant that ever girt on sword, have a care what thou dost; touch it not unless thou wouldst lay down thy life as the penalty of thy rashness." The carrier gave no heed to these words (and he would have done better to heed them if he had been heedful of his health), but seizing it by the straps flung the armour some distance from him.
This time, as we went into the trough of the sea and were swept, there were no sails to carry away.
As before, the Ghost swung out of the trough, lifting her deck again out of the sea, and dashed before the howling blast.
This time, though we were continually half- buried, there was no trough in which to be swept, and we drifted squarely down upon the upturned boat, badly smashing it as it was heaved inboard.
Elizabeth turned her head, when they reached the point where they were to descend the mountain, and thought that the slow fires that were glimmering under his enormous kettles, his little brush shelter, covered with pieces of hemlock bark, his gigantic size, as he wielded his ladle with a steady and knowing air, aided by the back-ground of stately trees, with their spouts and troughs, formed, altogether, no unreal picture of human life in its first stages of civilization.
I had seen to it that a sea anchor was rigged, and even now the men had completed their task, and the Coldwater was swinging around rapidly, her nose pointing once more into the wind, and the frightful rolling consequent upon her wallowing in the trough was happily diminishing.
We returned to Necharsteinach, plunged our hot heads into the trough at the town pump, and then went to the hotel and ate our trout dinner in leisurely comfort, in the garden, with the beautiful Neckar flowing at our feet, the quaint Dilsberg looming beyond, and the graceful towers and battlements of a couple of medieval castles
Anywhere else, a horse trough might conjure up an image of thirsty livestock.
This water trough built in 1924 at Soldier Bazaar was named after Framroze E.
The trough of LPA was last spotted over the West Philippine Sea, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said on Tuesday.
In our hospital, we found vancomycin MIC creep in MRSA isolates from both adults and children.[2] According to the 2011 Infectious Disease Society of America MRSA guidelines, measuring serum vancomycin trough concentrations are the most accurate way to guide vancomycin dosing in adults.
For example, a leading aircraft manufacturer is utilising trough vibrators for deburring and edge radiusing of structural fuselage components made from aluminium with lengths of up to 7,150 mm.
The India-Burma trough is one of the most important synoptic systems affecting southern China in winter [4], whose impact on the weather and the short-term climate may even extend to the eastern China and Japan [5].
The trough consists of an 18-inch-wide steel half-pipe supported by a steel frame that anchors to the barn floor.
But within a few months, my husband and I developed a raised-bed system using eight galvanized cattle troughs. Our property borders a city park and a walking trail, and our neighbors and friends enjoyed watching our progress.