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ingathering

[in-gath-er-ing] /ˈɪnˌgæð ər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a gathering in, especially of farm products; harvest.
2.
a gathering together, as of persons; assembly.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; in-1 + gathering

ingather

[in-gath-er, in-gath -er] /ˈɪn gæð ər, ɪnˈgæð ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to gather or bring in, as a harvest.
verb (used without object)
2.
to collect; assemble.
Origin
1565-75; in-1 + gather
Related forms
ingatherer, noun
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  • Harvesting capacity of this equipment was limited by difficulty ingathering shredded stover.
  • First, the information collected is heavily influenced by the method of choice used ingathering it.
  • Each year they had what they called an ingathering, and they collected warm clothing and bedding for needy people.
  • Spore inocula were used ingathering the following data.
British Dictionary definitions for ingathering

ingather

/ɪnˈɡæðə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to gather together or in (a harvest)
Derived Forms
ingatherer, noun
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