mowing

present participle of mow
1
as in cutting
to shorten the standing leafy plant cover of you really should mow the lawn before it gets much higher

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2
as in demolishing
to bring down by cutting an afternoon spent mowing hay

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“Mowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mowing. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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