un-farming

farming

[fahr-ming]
noun
1.
the business of operating a farm.
2.
the practice of letting or leasing taxes, revenue, etc., for collection.

Origin:
1545–55; farm + -ing1

self-farming, noun
unfarming, adjective
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farming (ˈfɑːmɪŋ)
 
n
a.  the business, art, or skill of agriculture
 b.  (as modifier): farming methods

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farming
1590s, from farm.
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farming

n. [Adelaide University, Australia] What the heads of a disk drive are said to do when they plow little furrows in the magnetic media. Associated with a crash. Typically used as follows: "Oh no, the machine has just crashed; I hope the hard drive hasn't gone farming again." No longer common; modern drives automatically park their heads in a safe zone on power-down, so it takes a real mechanical problem to induce this.
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