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A plough in which a pointed iron shoe attached to an upright support is drawn along beneath the surface, making a hollow drainage channel resembling a mole's burrow.
- ‘The new main will be laid at a depth to avoid damage by the mole plough.’
- ‘With the bigger mole plough we lay 100m pipe for effluent or irrigation.’
- ‘As the mole plough progresses, cable is fed down through the blade, and is introduced into the ground.’
- ‘Today, where possible, all pipes are laid either using a mole plough or a thrust mole, both of which dramatically reduce ground surface disruption.’
- ‘Subsoilers or mole ploughs in modern use on the farm can cause new damage to those monuments which lay undisturbed for centuries below previous plough depths.’
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