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A harrow with cutting edges consisting of a row of concave discs set at an oblique angle.
- ‘Three years ago my husband was killed as the result of hitting the 12 ft disc harrow being trailed behind a tractor.’
- ‘Scraper blades, similar to those often used to clean disk harrow blades, might help reduce this problem.’
- ‘The company currently distributes combine harvesters, maize shellers, walking tractors, disc harrows, hammer mills, oil expellers and filter and peanut butter machines.’
- ‘Tandem disk harrows invert the soil and usually place the herbicide deeper in the soil than most other incorporation tools.’
- ‘The steel used to fabricate the round disks for disk harrows is extremely high quality.’
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