farm machine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n farm machine a machine used in farming
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Usage

In literature:

The machine was temporarily out of commission, and the carriage horses had been sent to a farm for the summer.
"The Circular Staircase" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Just for that I had him arrested for trespass for going on the farm to take away the machine.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
Northwest of Grandpre the Americans captured Talma farm October 23, after a stiff machine gun resistance.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
Mouquet Farm became a fortress of machine guns.
"My Second Year of the War" by Frederick Palmer
In those days, in that part of the country, there were none of those wonderful machines which now begin to make farm-work light.
"Shenac's Work at Home" by Margaret Murray Robertson
The system of machine-farming to a great extent has prevented the subdivision of farms.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
I found it a model, tropical post with dozens of brick houses, a shipyard and machine shops, avenues of palm trees and a farm.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
In front of the beautiful machine was an old farm wagon, and in front of that were four horses.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
When the threshing machine was first introduced in Ohio, it was stubbornly opposed by all farm laborers.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
The farms are bringing in mowing-machines and threshing-machines into this country now.
"The Young Alaskans on the Trail" by Emerson Hough
Obviously most of these machines must have been distributed among the farms in the outlying country.
"The Challenge of the Country" by George Walter Fiske
See that threshing machines, hay racks, grain bags from other farms are well cleaned before used on the farm.
"Seeds of Michigan Weeds" by W. J. (William James) Beal
The Germans also constructed strong concrete redoubts in every farm house for their machine guns.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
Gradually the machine rises, and with a change of note roars up into the sky above the farm buildings to the left.
"'Green Balls'" by Paul Bewsher
Must be of light draught; one team is generally all that is available for any machine on the farm.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
The very small farms do not allow of the economical use of machines.
"England" by Frank Fox
The farmer brought out a rope, and with the aid of a couple of farm hands got the wrecked machine out in the road.
"The Motor Girls in the Mountains" by Margaret Penrose
A great many farm machines require pipe tools for repair work.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
The run to the farm took but a few minutes, Dick "letting the machine out" in a manner that made the ladies gasp.
"The Rover Boys Down East" by Arthur M. Winfield
With his machine slashed almost to ribbons, Bishop made a safe landing near the bunch of green trees beside the ancient farm.
"Thirty Canadian V. Cs., 23d April 1915 to 30th March 1918" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
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In news:

Every time Anne Hogue walks into Fo'Castle Farms in Burnt Hills, it's sort of like stepping into a time machine.
Man Arrested For Farm Machine DUI.
Police say a western Pennsylvania man was arrested for driving a farm machine while under the influence.
Farm-machine maker sticks around.
Photo by Karen Hall Longtime customer Buddy Whorley, left, shares a laugh with Bill McCullough at the popcorn machine inside the Farm Center.
The annual Makoti Threshing Association's annual exhibition is featuring more than 300 vintage tractors, combines, threshing machines and other farm machinery.
A stringer machine (on the horizon) lays out 4 drain tile across a cornfiled as a crew from Ellingson Drainage installed drain tile in a farm field just west of Northfield Monday morning August 27, 2012.
Using lasers to guide milking tubes, a robotic milking machine milks a cow inside a barn at Nor-Bert Farms in Bremen.
Farm Journal first reported on this machine this past December.
Phil Snow/UT College of Veterinary Medicine Workers install a MRI machine in the newly renovated and expanded Equine and Farm Animal hospital earlier this month at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
Steve Heimbush runs his hands through the branches of a Christmas tree while using a machine to shake out dead needles at Heimbush Tree Farm on Nov 30 in Marysville.
A tractor pulls a bin being fed by an olive-harvesting machine at Cortopassi Farms in Lodi.
Olives ride on a conveyor belt from a harvesting machine to a collection bin at Cortopassi Farms in Lodi.
On a Brockport farm on a sunny June morning, men and machine move synchronously to harvest the crop.
Organizers said a soggy Saturday drew fewer participants and vendors this time around but many still turned out to see the antique farm machines in motion.
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