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thresh out

1. To discuss or examine something in great detail. A noun or pronoun can be used between "thresh" and "out." I'm calling Mom right now to thresh out the details for Thanksgiving dinner. Why don't we schedule a meeting for next week so we can thresh this out.
2. To debate or negotiate something very intensely in order to formulate or agree upon something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "thresh" and "out." Leaders from both political parties are meeting up to thresh out a framework for legislation that will protect working-class citizens. I'm happy to let our lawyers thresh out an acceptable solution—that's what we pay them for, after all.
See also: out

thresh out

v.
1. To beat the stems and husks of some grain or cereal plant with a machine or flail to separate the grains or seeds from the straw: I threshed out the ears of corn. We threshed the stalks out and collected the seeds.
2. To separate some grains or seeds by beating the stems and husks with a machine or flail: The farmers threshed out the grain. We might have broken some of the kernels when we threshed them out.
3. To discuss or examine something fully: We can thresh out our differences in a civil manner. The two of you will have to thresh this problem out between yourselves. This issue will be threshed out in court.
4. To formulate or develop something through intense debate: We held a meeting to thresh out a plan. The committee is still threshing the details out.
See also: out
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It was then hauled to a location of the farmer's choice to be stacked in large stacks and later be threshed by the threshing crew.
Traditionally, chickpea is threshed by manual beating of plants with stick, or trampling under the hooves of animals or under tractor wheels, which is not only labor intensive, tedious and time consuming but also causes damage in form of bruising of seed coat or splitting, resulting in low recovery (Sinha et al., 2009).
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From the header, the crop is conveyed by a feeder house to a conventional cylinder and concave where it is threshed. A beater strips straw from the cylinder and delivers it to straw walkers where grain is separated out.