Definition of Trough. Meaning of Trough. Synonyms of Trough

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Definition of Trough

Trough
Trough Trough, n. (Meteor.) The transverse section of a cyclonic area where the barometric pressure, neither rising nor falling, has reached its lowest point.
Trough
Trough Trough, n. [OE. trough, trogh, AS. trog, troh; akin to D., G., & Icel. trog, Sw. tr[*a]g, Dan. trug; probably originally meaning, made of wood, and akin to E. tree. ? & 241. See Tree, and cf. Trug.] 1. A long, hollow vessel, generally for holding water or other liquid, especially one formed by excavating a log longitudinally on one side; a long tray; also, a wooden channel for conveying water, as to a mill wheel. 2. Any channel, receptacle, or depression, of a long and narrow shape; as, trough between two ridges, etc. Trough gutter (Arch.), a rectangular or V-shaped gutter, usually hung below the eaves of a house. Trough of the sea, the depression between two waves.

Meaning of Trough from wikipedia

- Trough may refer to: Trough (economics), the lowest turning point of a business cycle Trough (geology), a long depression less steep than a trench Trough...
- A trough is an elongated (extended) region of relatively low atmospheric pressure, often ****ociated with fronts. Troughs may be at the surface, or aloft...
- U-shaped valleys, trough valleys or glacial troughs, are formed by the process of glaciation. They are characteristic of mountain glaciation in particular...
- A parabolic trough is a type of solar thermal collector that is straight in one dimension and curved as a parabola in the other two, lined with a polished...
- In medicine and pharmacology, a trough level or trough concentration (Ctrough) is the lowest concentration reached by a drug before the next dose is administered...
- medium is at a maximum. A trough is the opposite of a crest, so the minimum or lowest point in a cycle. When the crests and troughs of two sine waves of equal...
- The monsoon trough is a portion of the Intertropical Convergence Zone in the Western Pacific, as depicted by a line on a weather map showing the locations...
- The Trough is a 6-mile long wooded gorge carved by the South Branch Potomac River (SBPR) and situated in the Allegheny Mountains of Hampshire and Hardy...
- 35000; 163.50000) is a small but distinctive peak just south of Pyramid Trough, at the west side of the Koettlitz Glacier. The descriptive name appears...
- A manger, or feeding trough, is a structure or feeder used to hold food for animals. The word comes from the French manger (meaning "to eat"), from Latin...
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