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Grazing definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GRA'ZING, ppr. Touching lightly, as a moving body.
1. Feeding on growing herbage; as grazing cattle.
2. Supplying pasture; as a grazing farm.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the act of grazing [syn: graze, grazing]
2: the act of brushing against while passing [syn: grazing, shaving, skimming]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1517 herbage or land for grazing

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. grassland suitable for pasturage.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Graze Graze (gr[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grazed (gr[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Grazing.] [OE. grasen, AS. grasian, fr. gr[ae]s grass. See Grass.] 1. To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for. A field or two to graze his cows. --Swift. 2. To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse. The lambs with wolves shall graze the verdant mead. --Pope. 3. To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing. When Jacob grazed his uncle Laban's sheep. --Shak. 4. To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing; as, the bullet grazed the wall.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Grazing Graz"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, grazes. 2. A pasture; growing grass.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Grazing or grazing land is land on which animals graze. He had nearly a thousand acres of grazing and arable land.

Moby Thesaurus

ablation, abrasion, abrasive, animal husbandry, animal rearing, appetite, attrition, bee culture, beekeeping, breeding, brushing, buffing, burnishing, campo, cannibalism, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorousness, cattle-ranching, chafe, chafing, chewing, chicken-farming, consumption, contacting, contingent, cropping, dairy-farming, deglutition, detrition, devouring, devourment, dieting, dining, dressage, dressing, eating, epulation, erasure, erosion, feasting, feeding, filing, fretting, galling, glancing, gluttony, gnotobiotics, gobbling, grass, grass veld, grassland, grinding, haugh, haughland, herbivorism, herbivority, herbivorousness, herding, horse training, horsemanship, hunger, impingent, impinging, in contact, ingestion, lea, licking, limation, llano, manducation, mastication, mead, meadow, meadow land, meeting, messing, mink-ranching, munching, nibbling, nudging, nutrition, omnivorism, omnivorousness, omophagy, osculatory, pampa, pampas, pantophagy, park, pasturage, pasture, pasture land, pasturing, pecking, pig-keeping, polishing, prairie, range, rasping, regalement, relishing, rubbing, rubbing away, rumination, sandblasting, sanding, savanna, savoring, scouring, scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, scrub, scrubbing, scuff, sheepherding, shining, smoothing, steppe, steppeland, stock raising, stockbreeding, swale, tangent, tangential, tasting, thremmatology, touching, vega, vegetarianism, veld, wear, wearing away, wolfing, zootechnics, zootechny



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