From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Soil
furrowfur‧row1 /ˈfʌrəʊ $ ˈfɜːroʊ/ noun [countable] 1 LINEa deep line or fold in the skin of someone’s face, especially on the foreheadwrinkle A deep furrow appeared between his brows.2 TASa wide deep line made in the surface of something, especially the ground the regular furrows of a plowed field The river cuts a long straight furrow between the hills.
Examples from the Corpus
furrowProperties within this unit are long and rectangular and there are traces of ridge and furrow in them.The aim is to create something like this ... and that means the judges methodically comparing furrows.The boat's propellers slashed dark furrows in the water.The spouts are placed so as to ensure no seed drops down the deep furrows immediately behind the subsoiler legs.The forehead is usually divided by a central ridge or furrow as in much of the Negroid work.But when he looked at me, that furrow of care between his eyes turned into a question mark.All around the furrows in the fields were filled with snow.The traffic that had caused the furrows a mile back could not have come this way.
furrowfurrow2 verb 1 LINE[intransitive, transitive] to make the skin on your face form deep lines or folds, especially because you are worried or thinking hard Quin’s brow furrowed in concentration.2 [transitive]HOLE to make a wide deep line in the surface of somethingfurrowed adjective a furrowed brow→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
brow furrowedHer face in close-up, anxious, shadowy, the brow furrowed.Her husband's brow furrowed as he noted the set of her face.She went back into school, brow furrowed, eyes gleaming.She worked in silence, her brow furrowed while Hari watched her, a contented smile on her face.Hawthorn's brow furrowed with the effort of evading the weapon.His brow furrowed with the effort to understand the concept of a laboratory and the arcane art of surgery.
Origin furrow1 Old English furh