harvesting harvesting  /ˈhɑr və stɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the gathering of a ripened crop

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Case in point: this water-harvesting machine, which can pull up to 500 gal.
  2. A great piece on the issue of organ harvesting in China and the dilemma facing all foreign reporters in China trying to cover the story by Daily Telegraph's Richard Spencer.
  3. All fish sold from the University's farm comes with a certificate of origin, diet and harvesting method.

News

  1. Energy-harvesting shock absorbers coming to a car near you

    With solar and wind harvesting technologies thriving, researchers are seeking other energy sources for which they can create harvesting devices. View the full article HERE .
    on June 15, 2013     Source: EETimes

  2. Discussion of rainwater harvesting for urban gardeners in Somerville June 12

    The Somerville Garden Club will host Rainwater Harvesting for Urban Gardners at the Tufts Administration Building at 167 Holland St. on June 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. The talk by Josh Briggs will focuse on small-scale systems, including solar-powered, suitable for the city gardener. Design, construction and local projects will be discussed. For information visit www.somervillegardenclub.org.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Somerville Journal

  3. MAP: Sewage overflow closes shellfish harvesting in upper York River

    RICHMOND (AP) -- Sewage overflows have prompted state health officials to close the upper York River for shellfish harvesting. The Virginia Department of Health said Tuesday that the upper York will reopen for shellfish harvesting on June 30. The closure affects bivalve mollusks such as oysters and clams. It doesn't affect crabs or fin fish. John Bull, spokesman for the Va. Marine Resources ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

Quotes

  1. "For many farmworkers, working in citrus provides the money needed to pay rent and buy food," said Marc Grossman, spokesman for the United Farmworkers of America. "You could find a job at a packing shed, but if you're not harvesting you're...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Marc Grossman Source: Forbes

  2. "We must protect public health," Schwarzenegger said, "and that is why I am signing this executive order today that will suspend harvesting of all marine life for human consumption in the areas affected by the spill. Our priority must be...
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "The chances of wildfires breaking out are much higher right now," McDonnell said in a news release. "Anyone using machinery that can cause a spark, including lawn mowers and grain harvesting equipment, or can be a source of intense heat,...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bob McDonnell Source: The Virginian-Pilot

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