Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A machine or an implement used for planting seeds.
  • noun A machine or implement used to remove the seeds from fruit.
  • noun One that seeds clouds.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which sows or plants seeds; a seedplanting tool or machine; a seeding-machine or sower; a seed-drill.
  • noun An apparatus for removing seeds from fruit: as, a raisin-seeder.
  • noun A breeding or spawning fish; a seed-fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, sows or plants seed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun agriculture A device used to plant seeds; a seed drill
  • noun An implement used to remove the seeds from fruit etc.
  • noun A person who seeds clouds in order to make it rain

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a kitchen utensil that removes seeds from fruit
  • noun a mechanical device that sows grass seed or grain evenly over the ground
  • noun a person who seeds clouds

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Examples

  • One is a glossary of cookery terms (have you ever heard of “flummery”?), and the other is an illustrative listing of antique cooking implements (do you know what a “raisin seeder” looks like?)

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project

  • One is a glossary of cookery terms (have you ever heard of “flummery”?), and the other is an illustrative listing of antique cooking implements (do you know what a “raisin seeder” looks like?)

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  • The Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok has developed a new tool called the jab-seeder, which is a low-cost, simple, easy-to-operate alternative for manual seeding of farms.

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  • He does a lot of odd things with big words and little ones, as spelling 'cedar' 'seeder' -- at least the simplest way!

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  • In the BitTorrent system, a seeder is a BitTorrent use who has downloaded all of one file and is now hosting it rather than simultaneously downloading chunks.

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  • Blackstone Group, which long has backed hedge funds through its fund-of-funds business, is now raising a second, bigger "seeder" fund so it can dole out more money to proprietary traders and other investment pros spinning out of Wall Street to start hedge funds, say people close to the matter.

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  • Another 'seeder' has the same computer name as mine in uTorrent?

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  • "Because the CypoPrint® inks are converted and made conductive in the electroplating stage, we refer to them as 'seeder' inks.

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  • I'll give this a try, as I am an avid seeder on a couple retro gaming sites. cha0tic

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  • I'm now waiting for the pirated download to get at least ONE seeder.

    This should be a huge smash

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