harvest harvest  /ˈhɑr vəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the yield from plants in a single growing season
  2. (n) the consequence of an effort or activity
  3. (n) the gathering of a ripened crop
  4. (n) the season for gathering crops
  5. (v) gather, as of natural products
  6. (v) remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation

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Usage(s):

  1. But the farmers say that this year's successful harvest is only the beginning.
  2. As the 1986 harvest begins, the twin plagues of drought and overabundance have dealt yet another blow to America's stricken farmers.
  3. Much of the ground gained in the battle for food seemed lost as the world's harvest in 1972 was roughly 3% short of meeting demands.

News

  1. Deadly Harvest: A Detective Kubu Mystery

    It is hard to believe that DEADLY HARVEST is the fourth Detective Kubu mystery by Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip, the duo writing collaboratively under the name “Michael Stanley.”
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Book Reporter

  2. Second Harvest Food Bank is looking for volunteers

    The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley makes sure a lot of folks in our area don't go hungry but the organization needs a boost of its own. Stocked shelves are only part of the equation. “Hunger is an invisible disability,” said Ann McManus, Director of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley. The goal of Second Harvest of the Lehigh Valley is to provide food to people who are ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  3. Ozarks Food Harvest awards $250,000 in grants to Southwest Missouri nonprofits

    Ozarks Food Harvest awarded $250,000 to nearly 50 food pantries and hunger-relief programs today at a press conference at the O'Reilly Center for Hunger Relief. The infrastructure grants, ranging in value from $1,300 to $10,000, went to the purchase of industrial-sized freezers, coolers, shelving and other supplies to help expand the capacity of Missouri's emergency food system.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KOAM-TV Pittsburg

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Quotes

  1. "There are thousands of producers who work all year to harvest the fruits of their labor, and it is the only income they have for the year, so we have to prevent extortion," said Eugenio Hernandez Flores, the governor of Tamaulipas, the Mexican...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Eugenio Hernández Flores Source: eTaiwan News

  2. "This is his show, not mine," Lewis said, according to the AP. "You got to take care of your crop. If you don't, when it comes time to harvest you're not going to make no money because the crop is no good. That's that."
    on Nov 12, 2009 By: Jamal Lewis Source: Washington Post

  3. "I'm certain, just like all oppressed Iraqis are certain, that no security plan will work and no goodwill come of any occupier," al-Sadr said in the statement. "Here we are, watching booby trapped cars exploding to harvest thousands of...
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: Muqtada al-Sadr Source: USA Today

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