Meaning of TROUGH in English

TROUGH

noun

1 container for animal feed/water

ADJECTIVE

▪ drinking , feeding , watering ( esp. AmE )

▪ feed ( esp. AmE ), water

▪ cattle , horse , pig

▪ metal , stone , wooden , etc.

2 low point

ADJECTIVE

▪ deep , shallow

VERB + TROUGH

▪ reach

The economy is unlikely to reach its ~ until the turn of the year.

PHRASES

▪ the peaks and ~s

the peaks and ~s of economic cycles

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .