TROUGH's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of trough
Definition:
n. container for feeding farm animals; lowest point of a wave or business cycle
Example:
In the bottom of the trough is a length of plastic gutter that carries the liquid into a bucket.
Sentence in Classic:
The walls were of wood, but the floor consisted of a large iron trough, and when I came to examine it I could see a crust of metallic deposit all over it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then the smell of the sausages reached the wolf, and he sniffed and peeped down, and at last stretched out his neck so far that he could no longer keep his footing and began to slip, and slipped down from the roof straight into the great trough, and was drowned.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
She ordered the joiner to make a wooden trough of three hundred feet long, fifty broad, and eight deep; which, being well pitched, to prevent leaking, was placed on the floor, along the wall, in an outer room of the palace.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
But lazily undulating in the trough of the sea, and ever and anon tranquilly spouting his vapoury jet, the whale looked like a portly burgher smoking his pipe of a warm afternoon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He that ate fastest got most; he that was strongest secured the best place; and few left the trough satisfied.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
I have twenty geese about the house that eat mash out of a trough, 155 and of which I am exceedingly fond.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
The procession of weary soldiers became a bedraggled train, despondent and muttering, marching with churning effort in a trough of liquid brown mud under a low, wretched sky.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context