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Plough vs. Rafter

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Main Difference

The main difference between Plough and Rafter is that the Plough is a tool or farm implement and Rafter is a structural members in architecture

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  • Plough (noun)

    A device pulled through the ground in order to break it open into furrows for planting.

    "The horse-drawn plough had a tremendous impact on agriculture."

  • Plough (noun)

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  • Plough (noun)

    alternative form of ploughland|nodot=1, an alternative name for a carucate or hide.

  • Plough (noun)

    A joiner's plane for making grooves.

  • Plough (noun)

    A shaving off the edges of books.

  • Plough (verb)

    To use a plough on to prepare for planting.

    "I've still got to plough that field."

  • Plough (verb)

    To use a plough.

    "Some days I have to plough from sunrise to sunset."

  • Plough (verb)

    To have sex with.

  • Plough (verb)

    To move with force.

    "Trucks plowed through the water to ferry flood victims to safety."

  • Plough (verb)

    To furrow; to make furrows, grooves, or ridges in.

  • Plough (verb)

    To run through, as in sailing.

  • Plough (verb)

    To trim, or shave off the edges of, as a book or paper, with a plough.

  • Plough (verb)

    To cut a groove in, as in a plank, or the edge of a board; especially, a rectangular groove to receive the end of a shelf or tread, the edge of a panel, a tongue, etc.

  • Plough (verb)

    To fail (a student).

  • Rafter (noun)

    One of a series of sloped beams that extend from the ridge or hip to the downslope perimeter or eave, designed to support the roof deck and its associated loads.

  • Rafter (noun)

    flock of turkeys

  • Rafter (noun)

    A raftsman.

  • Rafter (verb)

    To make (timber, etc.) into rafters.

  • Rafter (verb)

    To furnish (a building) with rafters.

  • Rafter (verb)

    To plough so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unploughed ridge; to ridge.

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  • Plough (noun)

    See Plow.

  • Rafter (noun)

    A raftsman.

  • Rafter (noun)

    Originally, any rough and somewhat heavy piece of timber. Now, commonly, one of the timbers of a roof which are put on sloping, according to the inclination of the roof. See Illust. of Queen-post.

  • Rafter

    To make into rafters, as timber.

  • Rafter

    To furnish with rafters, as a house.

  • Rafter

    To plow so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unplowed ridge; to ridge.

Webster Dictionary
  • Plough (noun)

    a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

  • Plough (noun)

    a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

  • Plough (verb)

    move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil;

    "The ship plowed through the water"

  • Plough (verb)

    to break and turn over earth especially with a plow;

    "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"

    "turn the earth in the Spring"

  • Rafter (noun)

    one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

  • Rafter (noun)

    someone who travels by raft

  • Rafter (verb)

    provide (a ceiling) with rafters

Princeton's WordNet

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