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trough

 
 
pronunciation:
traf [or] trawf
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long narrow open container used for serving food or water to animals.
The pigs gathered at the trough.
definition 2: any long narrow depression or channel, such as a gutter, a narrow valley, or the depression in water between two waves.
definition 3: in meteorology, a long narrow region of low barometric pressure relative to the surrounding area.
definition 4: a low point on a graph, esp. a low point of a cyclic function.
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derivation: troughlike (adj.)