orchard heating

noun

Definition of orchard heating

: the protection of fruit trees in bloom or fruit from frost injury by means of numerous small heaters utilizing as fuel crude oil, coke, coal, or wood or by large heaters burning oil and supplying radiant heat — compare smudge

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“Orchard heating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orchard%20heating. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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