harvesting

harvesting
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. gathering, collecting, reaping; see accumulation , collection 1 .

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  • Harvesting — Har vest*ing, a. & n., from {Harvest}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Harvesting ant} (Zo[ o]l.), any species of ant which gathers and stores up seeds for food. Many species are known. [1913 Webster] Note: The species found in Southern Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harvesting — Harvest Har vest, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harvested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Harvesting}.] To reap or gather, as any crop. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • harvesting strategy — ➔ strategy * * * harvesting strategy UK US noun [C or U] COMMERCE ► a method used to make as much profit as possible from a product or business while spending as little as possible on it …   Financial and business terms

  • Harvesting ant — Harvesting Har vest*ing, a. & n., from {Harvest}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Harvesting ant} (Zo[ o]l.), any species of ant which gathers and stores up seeds for food. Many species are known. [1913 Webster] Note: The species found in Southern Europe… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harvesting the Heart (novel) — infobox Book | name = Harvesting the Heart image caption = author = Jodi Picoult country = United States language = English genre = Novel publisher = Viking release date = 1993 media type = Print ( Hardcover Paperback ) pages = isbn = ISBN 0 613… …   Wikipedia

  • harvesting — noun The gathering of a mature crop, a harvest …   Wiktionary

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  • harvesting — The collecting of produce from a crop …   Combined glossary of agriculture

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