Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice of letting or leasing taxes, revenue, etc., for collection.
- n. The business of collecting taxes. See farm, transitive verb
- n. The business of cultivating land, or employing it for the purposes of husbandry; agriculture; husbandry.
- Pertaining to farms or agriculture: as, farming tools.
- n. The commercial production of any plant (even horticultural) or animal which has an economic value: as, fruit-farming, perfumery-farming (growing flowers for extraction of perfumery-oils), ostrich-farming (for feathers), cat-farming (for fur), etc.
- n. The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.
- adj. Pertaining to the agricultural business.
- adj. Raising livestock or fish.
- v. present participle of farm.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming
- n. The business of cultivating land.
- n. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
- adj. relating to rural matters
- n. agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
- From farm + -ing (Wiktionary)
“Raisin farming is the single most labor-intensive activity in North America.”
“Court documents say the group also used the term "farming" as code for terrorist attacks.”
“Tuna farming is an established industry in Baja California, and is one of the fastest growing forms of aquaculture in the world today.”
“Along the West Coast, Japanese immigrants had found the small niches, especially in farming, that white Americans had not exploited and become successful at them -- for instance, strawberry farming, which is extremely labor-intensive.”
“Nikolai Petrovich told various anecdotes about what he called his farming career, talked about the forthcoming government measures, about committees, deputations, the need to introduce new machinery, etc.”
“They had in our area, as I'm sure in a lot of other areas, what they call farming on halves.”
“Population pressures, the dominance of corporations in "farming" and the insatiable thirst of dirty energy generation sources have strained our water availability and safety to extremes.”
“Good to hear, I was probably paying too much attention to the stupor bowl to remember that’s all high-fructose syrup nowadays., but I’m disgusted the way U.S. politics have gotten warped to the point where one job in farming is considered to be worth more than ten jobs in an industry in which farm products are an input.”
“In direct proportion to the white man's stupidity is his success in farming the world --”
“My friend, who is in farming at the moment, recently received a check for £3,000 from the Rural Payments Agency for not rearing pigs.”
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