Paring sentence example

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  • To reduce such land to a fit state for the growth of arable crops is very difficult and slow without resort to paring and burning.
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  • In 1889, at Windsor, prizes were awarded for a fruit and vegetable evaporator, a paring and coring machine, a dairy thermometer, parcel post butter-boxes to carry different weights, and a vessel to contain preserved butter.
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  • The paring and burning of land, although formerly practised as an ordinary means of improving the texture and fertility of arable fields, can now only be looked upon as a practice p to be adopted for the purpose of bringing rapidly into cultivation very foul leys or, land covered with a coarse turf.
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  • The operation consists of paring off the tough sward to a depth of I to 2 in.
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  • The turf is taken off either with the breast plough - a paring tool pushed forward from the breast or thighs by the workman - or with specially constructed paring ploughs or shims. The depth of the sod removed should not be too thick or burning is difficult and too much humus is destroyed unnecessarily, nor should it be too thin or the roots of the herbage are not effectually destroyed.
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  • Paring and burning improves the texture of clay lands, particularly if draining is carried out at the same time.
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  • Its growth is greatly stimulated by the ashes resulting from the practice of paring and burning.
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  • A good kitchen knife, whether it is a large chef's knife or a small paring knife, has certain qualities that make it worth owning.
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  • The paring knife is much smaller, and is used to peel and to make small, precision cuts.
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  • The utility knife has a blade that is between the chef's and the paring knives in length.
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  • Some flower shops, like Honest Florist, will allow you to even select your price, paring down an arrangement that you like to a similar arrangement that will fit your budget.
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  • Often, the guest list dictates budget and decisions, so paring down the list provides not only a more intimate wedding, but one that allows for a few lavish indulgences, too.
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  • Using a paring knife, make several small slits about a quarter of an inch deep all over the lamb.
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  • The best way to test this is with a paring knife, if it passes through the center of the mushroom easily then the mushrooms are done.
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  • Once you've located your stick (the protowand), strip any bark and twigs off of it with a paring knife.
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  • If you like the tapering shape, whittle it down on one end with a paring knife until it is roughly the shape you want.
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  • Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.
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  • Overly aware of his intent scrutiny, Jessi tried to act normal as she pulled a paring knife free from the block of sleek knives and sliced through the lemon.
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  • Her eyes went to the fangs the size of paring knives.
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