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Webster 1913 Edition


Irrigation

Irˊri-ga′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
irrigatio
: cf. F.
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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Irrigation

IRRIGA'TION

,
Noun.
The act of watering or moistening.
1.
In agriculture, the operation of causing water to flow over lands for nourishing plants.

Definition 2021


Irrigation

Irrigation

See also: irrigation

German

Noun

Irrigation f (genitive Irrigation, plural Irrigationen)

  1. irrigation (the act or process of irrigating)

Declension


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irrigation

irrigation

See also: Irrigation

English

Noun

irrigation (countable and uncountable, plural irrigations)

  1. 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.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad:
      “My father had ideas about conservation long before the United States took it up. [] You preserve water in times of flood and freshet to be used for power or for irrigation throughout the year. …”

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French

Noun

irrigation f (plural irrigations)

  1. irrigation

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