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sow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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sows, 3rd person singular present; sowing, present participle; sowed, past tense; sown, past participle;
  1. Plant (seed) by scattering it on or in the earth
    • - fill a pot with compost and sow a thin layer of seeds on top
  2. Plant the seeds of (a plant or crop)
    • - the corn had just been sown
  3. Plant (a piece of land) with seed
    • - the field used to be sown with oats
  4. Be thickly covered with
    • - we walked through a valley sown with boulders
  5. Cause to appear or spread
    • - the new policy has sown confusion and doubt
Noun
  1. An adult female pig, esp. one that has farrowed

  2. The female of certain other mammals, e.g., the guinea pig

  3. A large block of metal (larger than a “pig”) made by smelting


  1. an adult female hog
  2. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
  3. introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
  4. (sown) seeded: sprinkled with seed; "a seeded lawn"
  5. A statement of work (SOW) is a formal document that captures and defines the work activities, deliverables and timeline a vendor will execute against in performance of specified work for a customer. ...
  6. Sow is the musical project of Anna Wildsmith. Raymond Watts, for a time Wildsmith's boyfriend, was also heavily involved in the production of the major releases.
  7. Sowing is the process of planting seeds.
  8. (SOWN) The Southampton Open Wireless Network (SOWN) is a non-profit student led community wireless network based in Southampton, UK. Funded by the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, SOWN aims to be a research and development group for wireless technology. ...
  9. A female pig; A channel that conducts molten metal to molds; A mass of metal solidified in a mold; A contemptible woman; To scatter, disperse, or plant (seeds)
  10. (Sowing) To dream that you are sowing seed, foretells to the farmer fruitful promises, if he sows in new ploughed soil. To see others sowing, much business activity is portended, which will bring gain to all.
  11. (Sowing) When molluscan shellfish are spread directly on the seabed.
  12. (Sown) Planted using a broadcast seeding machine that distributes seed upon the soil surface. The seed may then be incorporated into the soil to ensure adequate seed-soil contact for germination.
  13. (sown) scattered or planted
  14. (Sows) 1 mL per 40 pounds of body weight. Weanling pigs: 1 mL per 40 pounds of body weight (minimum 1 mL). Not for use in newborn pigs.
  15. (Sows) Long trenches in the sand floor of a casting house. Each sow fed molten iron into a row of short molds called "pigs" from their fancied resemblance to nursing piglets. (See Pig.)
  16. breeding female, or female after first or second litter.
  17. (animal science) A sexually mature female hog, after having her first litter.
  18. to scatter or plant seed on an area of land in order to grow crops.
  19. a female pig that has had at least one litter of piglets
  20. Water resistant neoprene jacketed portable cord (UL/CSA).
  21. B Any breeding female that has farrowed at least one litter or has reached 12 months of age.
  22. A mobile protective 'shed' used to gain access to the base of a wall or a moat to allow mining operations. Name is believed to come form a comparison between a sow suckling her piglets and the miners hiding beneath the shed. ...
  23. n Slob; untidy, ill-mannered person 2001 Aug adult female at dinner table in Houston County GA Slow down, sow. Sept 10-year- old male Peach County GA Look at your shirt, sow.
  24. The main channel in a mould through which cast iron is poured and from which the pigs are fed.
  25. Sowing (sounds like sew-ing) means simply to place the seed in the ground to grow.