Definition of Harvesting

1. Noun. The gathering of a ripened crop.

Exact synonyms: Harvest, Harvest Home
Generic synonyms: Gather, Gathering
Specialized synonyms: Haying
Derivative terms: Harvest, Harvest

Definition of Harvesting

1. Verb. (present participle of harvest) ¹

2. Noun. (agriculture) The gathering of a mature crop, a harvest. ¹

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Definition of Harvesting

1. harvest [v] - See also: harvest

Medical Definition of Harvesting

1. 1. The collecting of cells, organisms, or the growth medium upon which an experimental population (of cells or microorganisms) had grown, so that the collection can be analysed or so biochemicals can be extracted from it. 2. Harvesting ant, any species of ant which gathers and stores up seeds for food. Many species are known. The species found in Southern Europe and Palestine are Aphenogaster structor and A. Barbara; that of Texas, called agricultural ant, is Pogonomyrmex barbatus or Myrmica molifaciens; that of Florida is Pogonomyrmex crudelis. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harvesting

harvest bug
harvest fly
harvest home
harvest mite
harvest mites
harvest moon
harvest mouse
harvest time
harvest times
harvester ant
harvesting (current term)

Literary usage of Harvesting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cotton Ginners Handbook edited by W. S. Anthony, William D. Mayfield (1995)
"harvesting JR Williford, AD Brashears, and GL Barker General Guidelines wo types of mechanical harvesting equipment are used to harvest the US cotton ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"harvesting the harvest hands. G: Creel. 11. Harp. W. 59: 292-4. ... Gardening; harvesting; Irrigation; Land tenure; Live stock; Plant breeding; Plants; ..."

3. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"I. harvesting AND USE. 522. Time of harvesting. — It requires from four to six months to mature a crop of rice. The date of harvesting in the United States ..."

4. The Corn Crops: A Discussion of Maize, Kafirs, and Sorghums as Grown in the by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1913)
"The value of stover obtained must be decreased by whatever loss is occasioned by early harvesting. Charging this loss against the stover, it would appear ..."

5. The Commercial Apple Industry of North America by John Clifford Folger, Samuel Mable Thomson (1921)
"The cost of spraying is discussed in Chapter X. harvesting COSTS harvesting costs. include all the labor and material costs incident to picking, ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"harvesting and Marketing the Timber Crop. By EE Bogue. Perhaps the most important step in the management of a timber crop is the harvesting, ..."

7. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"The following practices are general in harvesting a part or all of the corn crop. ... However, the custom of harvesting a part of the stalks is increasing, ..."

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