verb (used with object), sowed, sown or sowed, sowing.
to scatter (seed) over land, earth, etc., for growth; plant.
to plant seed for:
to sow a crop.
to scatter seed over (land, earth, etc.) for the purpose of growth.
to implant, introduce, or promulgate; seek to propagate or extend; disseminate:
to sow distrust or dissension.
to strew or sprinkle with anything.
verb (used without object), sowed, sown or sowed, sowing.
to sow seed, as for the production of a crop.
an adult female swine.
the adult female of various other animals, as the bear.
a large oblong mass of iron that has solidified in the common channel through which the molten metal flows to the smaller channels in which the pigs solidify.
the common channel itself.
a basin holding any of certain molten nonferrous metals to be cast.
verb sows, sowing, sowed, sown, sowed
to scatter or place (seed, a crop, etc) in or on (a piece of ground, field, etc) so that it may grow: to sow wheat, to sow a strip of land
(transitive) to implant or introduce: to sow a doubt in someone’s mind
a female adult pig
the female of certain other animals, such as the mink
the channels for leading molten metal to the moulds in casting pig iron
iron that has solidified in these channels
statement of work
In addition to the idiom beginning with sow
noun 1. another name for hogback (sense 1)
noun 1. fat salt pork taken from the belly of a hog.
noun 1. fat salt pork taken from the belly of a hog. sow-belly
noun 1. any of several species of cyclamen, especially Cyclamen hederifolium, a low-growing Old World plant having mottled leaves and pink or white flowers. noun 1. a S European primulaceous plant, Cyclamen hederifolium, with heart-shaped leaves and pink nodding flowers See also cyclamen (sense 1)