checkrow


checkrow
/chek"roh'/, Agric.
n.
1. one of a number of rows of trees or plants, esp. corn, in which the distance between adjacent trees or plants is equal to that between adjacent rows.
v.t.
2. to plant in checkrows.
[1855-60, Amer.; CHECK1 + ROW1]

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  • checkrow — n. (Agriculture) row of trees or plants in which the distance between adjoining trees or plants is equal to the distance between adjacent rows …   English contemporary dictionary

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