irrigation

  1. supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
  2. (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

Irrigation

The provision of water for crops in areas where the natural precipitation is considered inadequate for crop growth.

Irrigation

to supply water by artificial means, such as with sprinklers.
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Irrigation

Applying water or wastewater to land areas to supply the water and nutrient needs of plants.
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irrigation

[n] - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc 2. [n] - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
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Irrigation

Grape vines need water, and if there isn't enough of it in the environment, it is necessary to supply this artificially, by irrigation. Although it is frowned upon (and often illegal) in many European wine regions, used carefully it can be used in the production of high quality wines.
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Irrigation

the technique of using a solution to wash out your mouth.
Found on http://www.cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk/glossary.html

Irrigation

[pronounce: irr-ig-ay-shun] Watering crops by using channels or pipes.
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Irrigation

The process of washing out a wound, hollow body structure (such as the bladder), or artificial device (such as a catheter) with water or other fluid.
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Irrigation

the cleansing of a wound by flushing it with water, a medicated solution, or some other fluid
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Irrigation

Lawn sprinkler system.
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Irrigation

Ir`ri·ga'tion noun [ Latin irrigatio : confer French irrigation .] The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.
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irrigation

Washing by a stream of water or other fluid. ... Origin: L. Irrigatio, rigare = to carry water ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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irrigation

noun supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
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irrigation

(ir″ĭ-ga´shәn) washing of a body cavity or wound by a stream of water or other fluid. a liquid used for such washing.
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Irrigation

• (n.) The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.
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irrigation

(L. irrigatio, in into + rigare to carry water) washing by a stream of water or other fluid.
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Irrigation

Application of water to land by artificial means to sustain plant growth.
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irrigation

the controlled application of water for agricultural purposes through manmade systems to supply water requirements not satisfied by rainfall. Here's a quick look at some types of irrigation systems.
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Irrigation

Lawn sprinkler system.
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irrigation

irrigation, in agriculture, artificial watering of the land. Although used chiefly in regions with annual rainfall of less than 20 in. (51 cm), it is also used in wetter areas to grow certain crops, e.g., rice. Estimates of total irrigated land in the world range from 543 to 618 million acres (220 t...
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Irrigation

Irrigation is the process of supplying water to land through a series of artificial waterways.
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irrigation

Type: Term Pronunciation: ir′i-gā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The washing out of a body cavity, space, or wound with a fluid.
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irrigation

Artificial water supply for dry agricultural areas by means of dams and channels. Drawbacks are that it tends to concentrate salts at the surface, ultimately causing soil infertility, and that rich river silt is retained at dams, to the impoverishment of the land and fisheries below them. Irrigation has been practised for thousands of years, in Eur...
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Irrigation

watering the land by artificial means. The Egyptians used canals and banks of earth. They also had a device called a shaduf. This was a bucket on the end of a long pole, mounted on a stand. The bucket was dipped into the Nile. They are still used in Egypt today.
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