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THRESHING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does threshing mean? 

THRESHING (noun)
  The noun THRESHING has 1 sense:

1. the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw

  Familiarity information: THRESHING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THRESHING (noun)


Sense 1threshing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

they used to do the threshing by hand but now there are machines to do it

Hypernyms ("threshing" is a kind of...):

separation (sorting one thing from others)


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