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Farm machines and machinery

combine

noun

a combine harvester

combine harvester

noun

a large machine used on a farm for cutting grain crops and then removing and cleaning the seeds

cultivator

noun

a machine used for preparing soil for growing crops

harvester

noun

a machine or person that harvests crops

milking machine

noun

a machine that farmers use for taking milk from cows

picker

noun

a person or machine that picks fruit or other crops

planter

noun

a machine used for planting seeds

plough

noun

a piece of farm equipment used for turning over the soil before putting seeds into it

plow

the American spelling of plough

tractor

noun

a vehicle used on farms, for example to pull machines

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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