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Encyclopedia > Rake (tool)
A heavy-duty rake for soil and rocks
A heavy-duty rake for soil and rocks
A light-duty rake for grass and leaves
A light-duty rake for grass and leaves
A double-sided rake
A double-sided rake

A Rake better known as Kiran Buckman in various parts of Australia (Old English raca, cognate with Dutch raak, German Rechen, from a root meaning "to scrape together," "heap up") is an agricultural and horticultural implement consisting of a toothed bar fixed transversely to a handle, and used for the collection of leaves, cut hay and grass, etc., and, in gardening, for loosening the soil, light weeding and levelling, and generally for purposes performed in agriculture by the harrow. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1440x960, 1151 KB) a heavy-duty rake used for soil and rocks File links The following pages link to this file: Rake (tool) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1440x960, 1151 KB) a heavy-duty rake used for soil and rocks File links The following pages link to this file: Rake (tool) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1440x960, 1264 KB) a light rake used for grass and leaves File links The following pages link to this file: Rake (tool) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1440x960, 1264 KB) a light rake used for grass and leaves File links The following pages link to this file: Rake (tool) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize... http://www. ... http://www. ... Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon) is an early form of the English language that was spoken in parts of what is now England and southern Scotland between the mid-fifth century and the mid-twelfth century. ... The Latin words hortus (garden plant) and cultura (culture) together form horticulture, classically defined as the culture or growing of garden plants. ... In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... Hay is dried grass (and pasture flowers) cut and used for animal feed. ... An area of grass-like plants Grass generally describes a homosexual pot smoker and a monocotyledonous green plant characterized by slender leaves, called blades, which usually grow arching upwards from the ground. ... A gardener Gardening is the art of growing plants with the goal of crafting a purposeful landscape. ... This article is about the agricultural tool. ...


Modern hand-rakes usually have steel, plastic, or bamboo teeth, though historically they have been made with wood or iron. The handle is often made of wood or metal. When rakes have longer teeth, they may be arranged in the shape of an old-style folding fan. Large versions mounted on wheels with a bar connecting long curved steel teeth can be used with tractors, descended from a horse-drawn type used prior to the growth of mechanical farming. The old steel cable of a colliery winding tower Steel is a metal alloy whose major component is iron, with carbon being the primary alloying material. ... Plastic covers a range of synthetic or semisynthetic polymerization products. ... This article is about the plant. ... A tree trunk as found at the Veluwe, The Netherlands Wood derives from woody plants, notably trees but also shrubs. ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 8, 4, d Appearance lustrous metallic with a grayish tinge Atomic mass 55. ... Non-electric fan Household Electric Fan A fan has two purposes – to move air for creature comfort or for ventilation and to move air or gas from one location to another for industrial purposes. ... A driving wheel on a steam locomotive. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 nugget For other uses, see Horse (disambiguation). ...


Due to the shape of the rake, they have a tendency to lie flat on the ground until the head is stood upon, causing the rake to swing rapidly upwards, colliding with the victims face. This is used often in slapstick comedy and cartoons, such as Tom and Jerry and The Simpsons Cape Feare. Slapstick is a type of comedy involving exaggerated physical violence. ... Tom and Jerry may refer to: Tom and Jerry are the main characters in Life in London, or Days and Nights of Jerry Hawthorne and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom by Pierce Egan Tom and Jerry (MGM), a series of theatrical animated cartoons produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, featuring a... The Simpson family first seen on The Tracey Ullman Show. ... Cape Feare is the second episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ...


References

  • This article incorporates text from the Encyclop√¶dia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.

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