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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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
Most physicians learned that monitoring peak concentrations of vancomycin helped ensure its efficacy, and monitoring trough levels was important for minimizing adverse effects, but more recent data suggest that this may not be the case.
If you find one-third or more of the trough contains ice, decrease the water.
Ioan, of Gwern, Saron, near Caernarfon, was only too aware of the shortcomings of silage troughs used by sheep when lambing indoors.
The cast-iron trough was made in 1912, when it was common to have water troughs scattered throughout towns for people and horses passing through, according to Joseph F.
We analyzed sand wave length [lambda], sand wave height A, crest elevation tic, trough elevation tit, and sand wave asymmetry A in the detrended bed elevation profiles (Figure 4).
It is computed by first determining the time from a trough to a peak (and also from a peak to a trough) for each AE hit, then coding the results and then counting the occurrences of all patterns found in the coded representation.
Supplies of food and other essentials were placed in the trough by outsiders, and the villagers would pick them up.
With your stainless steel trough, mix enough powder and water to make a pliable paste.
have never managed portfolios of loans through a credit cycle trough, and the jury is out as to how they will act when credit tightens.
Individual paramecia were observed in the trough for ten 90-s periods.