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Definition of the verb scarify
What does scarify mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: scarified
- puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
- scratch the surface of
- break up
Alternative definition of the verb scarify
- [obsolete or nonstandard] To scar.
- [obsolete or nonstandard] Denude, or lay waste to.
- [horticulture] To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to de-thatch.
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by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Scarify, skur'ri.fy, to scratch or cut slightly the skin so as to draw blood, to rake land with a scarifier; scarifies, tkur'ri.fUe ; scarified, sidrVi./id* ; scarifl-er, an agricultural instrument for cleaning land of weeds and roots; scarificator, skar'rl.fl. kd.tor ...
by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
Scarify. Process of abrading or scratching the infiltrative surface prior to installation of a final treatment and dispersal component. To abrade, scratch, or modify the surface, such as to scratch the impervious seed coal of hard seed or to break ...
by Cyrus Byington
t, to make a mark; to mark; to rule; to write; to draw a line on something; to scarify; to crease; to delineate; to describe; to design; to draft; to draw; to project; ...
by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield
scissors scarify, pronounced with the first syllable as in scab, is a semi- technical word meaning 'to scratch or make incisions in', and has nothing to do with the verb scare. A verb scarify, pronounced like scare and formed on the analogy of ...
Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2007)
by Ward Chesworth
SCARIFY. To break up or loosen (ground) and expose lower horizons, aerate soil and prepare the soil for seeding. A simple agricultural scarifier is a share equiped with tines or teeth to engage the ground and rip the surface when pulled over ...
The hydropathic encyclopedia (1851)
a system of hydropathy and hygiene, in eight parts, designed as a guide to families and students, and a text-book for physicians by Russell Thacher Trall
The former bleed, leech, scarify, blister, sweat, puke, purge, stimulate, and antiphlogisticate ; and the latter bleed, leech, scarify, blister, sweat, puke, purge, stimulate, and antiphlogisticate too ! Here is diversity of cause producing identity of ...
A Dictionary of Owa (2014)
A Language of the Solomon Islands by Greg Mellow
scarify v. fafarisege (1). scarify a face tr.v. segea (2), see: segesege. scat; spotted scat complex n. aiga rau. n. ngoae2. scatter complex v. qaga tataka, see: ...
The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips
Scarify medium—sized or small seeds by rubbing them between two sheets of sandpaper. After scarify— ing, soak seeds in lukewarm water for several hours before planting. Presoaking: Even seeds that have thin seed coats can benefit from ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
a joint scarify scarf-pin ( skärf'pin), n. An ornamental pin worn in a scarf or necktie. scarf-ring (skärf'ring), n.
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Video shows what scarify means. To scar.. Denude, or lay waste to.. To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.. Scarify ...
Scrabble value of S1C3A1R1I1F4Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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