Definition of Coulter

1. Noun. A sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil.

Exact synonyms: Colter
Group relationships: Moldboard Plow, Mouldboard Plough
Generic synonyms: Wedge



Definition of Coulter

1. n. Same as Colter.

Definition of Coulter

1. Noun. (British) (alternative spelling of colter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coulter

1. colter [n -S] - See also: colter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coulter

coulomb's law
coulomb collision
coulomb ionisation
coulombic
coulombically
coulombs
coulometer
coulometers
coulometric
coulometrically
coulometries
coulometry
coulotte
coulrophobia
coulsonite
coulter (current term)
coulterneb
coulternebs
coulters
coulé
coumaphos
coumara nut
coumaranone
coumaric
coumaric acid
coumaric acids
coumaric anhydride
coumarin
coumarin hydroxylase
coumarins

Literary usage of Coulter

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1. The American Agriculturist (1846)
"The Lock-coulter, in fig 32, is also made of wrought iron, steel- edged in Eagle No. ... The lock- coulter can he taken out at pleasure In fig. ..."

2. Proceedings Before the Committee on Privileges and Elections of the United by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Privileges and Elections (1905)
"Mrs. coulter. I concluded my course in the law department and graduated there. ... Mrs. coulter. I was admitted to the bar in the State of Michigan and also ..."

3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"There is no trace of it, and the awns are 2 or 3, in the other spec-miens, which are from a district farther east than that probably traversed by coulter. ..."

4. Readings in Evolution, Genetics, and Eugenics by Horatio Hackett Newman (1921)
"... M. coulter AND MERLE C. coulter Thus far we have been considering Mendel's law in its simple form and have enlarged but little upon Mendel's original ..."

5. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"I have said that the projection of the coulter in front of the share increases the resistance, and T am borne out in this assertion from the ..."

6. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"In order that the coulter may open a path for the body of the plough, ... As the extremity of the blade of the coulter forms the extreme point of the ..."

7. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"coulter, Contr. Nat. Herb. 2 :148. Louisianian area. North Carolina to Florida, west to Texas and Arkansas. ALABAMA: Lower Pine region. Coast plain. ..."

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