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 for farming
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Farm \Farm\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Farmed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to
        yield the use of to proceeds.
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              We are enforced to farm our royal realm. --Shak.
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     2. To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the
        revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a
        percentage of what it yields; as, to farm the taxes.
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              To farm their subjects and their duties toward
              these.                                --Burke.
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     3. To take at a certain rent or rate.
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     4. To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to
        till, as a farm.
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     To farm let, To let to farm, to lease on rent.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Farming \Farm"ing\, a.
     Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged
     in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Farming \Farm"ing\, n.
     The business of cultivating land.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural)
             society"; "farming communities" [syn: agrarian,
             agricultural, farming(a)]
      n 1: the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock [syn:
           farming, agriculture, husbandry]
      2: agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life;
         "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land
         any more" [syn: farming, land]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "farming":
     agrarian, agrarianism, agricultural, agricultural geology,
     agriculture, agrology, agronomic, agronomics, agronomy, arable,
     contour farming, cultivation, culture, dirt farming, dry farming,
     dryland farming, farm, farm economy, fruit farming, geoponic,
     geoponics, grain farming, husbandry, hydroponics,
     intensive farming, mixed farming, rural, rural economy,
     sharecropping, strip farming, subsistence farming, tank farming,
     thremmatology, tillage, tilth, truck farming

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      (From Adelaide University, Australia) What the
     heads of a disk drive are said to do when they plow little
     furrows in the magnetic media during a head crash.
     Typically used as follows: "Oh no, the machine has just
     crashed; I hope the hard drive hasn't gone farming again."
     [{Jargon File]

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