raising

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practice of cultivating the land or raising stock agriculture , farming , husbandry
screw-type ancient apparatus for raising water Archimedean screw , Archimedes' screw
hair-raising breathtaking , eerie , exciting , terrifying , thrilling
windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails capstan
evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections cavil , quibble , quiddity
truck platform for raising worker cherry picker
midwestern United States (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana); excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock Corn Belt
arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops cultivated land , farmland , ploughland , plowland , tillage , tilled land , tilth
raising of plants or animals culture
raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2 double , doubling
act of raising someone to the nobility ennoblement
process of raising a quantity to some assigned power exponentiation , involution
piece of land or business for raising animals or crops farm
social function that is held for the purpose of raising money fundraiser
rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag halliard , halyard
act of raising something heave , lift , raise
lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects hoist
raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms jerk
raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand kick up
key for raising or drawing back a latch or opening an outside door latchkey
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