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moldboard

[mohld-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈmoʊldˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
the curved metal plate in a plow that turns over the earth from the furrow.
2.
a large blade mounted on the front of a bulldozer to push loose earth.
3.
a board forming one side or surface of a mold for concrete.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; replacing earlier moldbred, Middle English mold bred. See mold3 (defs 1 and 2), mold1 (def 3), board
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Examples from the web for moldboard
  • Adjustable latch claws to prevent the plow share and moldboard from chattering.
  • Conventional tillage with moldboard plow-Any tillage system that includes the use of a moldboard plow.
  • Samples for the current study were obtained from the moldboard plowing and no till treatments, each with stover-return.
  • Initial site preparation can include moldboard plowing the site followed by rototilling.
British Dictionary definitions for moldboard

moldboard

/ˈməʊldˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
the US spelling of mouldboard

mouldboard

/ˈməʊldˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
the curved blade of a plough, which turns over the furrow
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