trough

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  • Oh, the wild charge they made when they saw the feed troughs filled! Cited from The Gentleman from Everywhere, by James Henry Foss
  • These conditions are most prominent in the region ahead of an upper level trough.
  • These conditions are most prominent in the region ahead of an upper level trough.
  • This latter portion is then placed upon strong wooden troughs, about six or eight feet square. Cited from Lands of the Slave and the Free, by Henry A. Murray
  • By the water of the lake stood troughs half full of water. Cited from Myths and Legends of the Great Plains, by Unknown
  • And to water usually means across the yard to the troughs, so to speak. Cited from With Botha in the Field, by Eric Moore Ritchie
  • A large trough moved in from the west and formed a low.
  • The main lines also included a pair of water troughs and their large supply tank.
  • The spring would also supply water to two large stone drinking troughs located below on the lower track.
  • It moved north until a trough of low pressure turned it to the northeast.
  • However, these troughs are not as prominent as they would be in an older individual.
  • The area is also famous for the water troughs on the line.
  • This trough is now located on the south face of the historic bank located within the Square.
  • This year was chosen because it was neither a peak nor a trough.
  • Deep are the troughs, yet sometimes dead men Find their way to the world above the grave. Cited from More Translations from the Chinese, by Various
  • It was when the ship settled in the troughs of the sea that she felt the bottom. Cited from The Crater, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Thus, there were a public well, stone water troughs and large trees at the junction.
  • In early September, a trough was identified along the western coast of Africa.
  • Put this into their troughs where they feed, that they may be always eating of it. Cited from The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened, by Kenelm Digby
  • I followed my father till we came to the feeding-troughs. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
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Meaning of trough

  • noun A narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
  • noun A long narrow shallow receptacle