HyperDic: trough

English > 6 senses of the word trough:
NOUNobjecttrougha narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
artifacttrough, guttera channel along the eaves or on the roof
shapetrough, bowla concave shape with an open top
possessiontrough, public treasury, tilla treasury for government funds
artifacttrougha long narrow shallow receptacle
artifacttrough, mangera container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
trough > pronunciation
Soundstrao'f
Rhymesblastoff ... turnoff: 31 rhymes with aof...
English > trough: 6 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed).
NarrowerswaleA low area (especially a marshy area between ridges)
Broadernatural depression, depressionA sunken or depressed geological formation
English > trough: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater.
Synonymgutter
Part ofgable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback roofA double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
Narrowerchute, slide, slideway, sloping troughsloping channel through which things can descend
cullisA gutter in a roof
BroaderchannelA passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
Spanishcanalera, canalón
Catalancanalera, regueró
English > trough: 6 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningA concave shape with an open top.
Synonymbowl
Broaderconcave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvatureA shape that curves or bends inward
Spanishcuenco
English > trough: 6 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningA treasury for government funds.
Synonymspublic treasury, till
Broadertreasury, exchequerThe funds of a government or institution or individual
Spanisherario, fisco, hacienda, hacienda pública, tesoro público
Catalanerari, fisc, hisenda, hisenda pública, tresor públic
English > trough: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA long narrow shallow receptacle.
Narrowerrocker, cradleA trough that can be rocked back and forth
BroaderreceptacleA container that is used to put or keep things in
English > trough: 6 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed.
Synonymmanger
Narrowerbunk, feed bunkA long trough for feeding cattle
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishcomedero, pesebre
Catalancóm, menjadora, pesebre, pessebre

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