Irrigated
Irrigate Ir"ri*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrigating}.] [L. irrigatus, p. p. of irrigare to irrigate: ir- in + rigare to water; prob. akin to E. rain. See {Rain}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To water; to wet; to moisten with running or dropping water; to bedew. [1913 Webster]

2. (Agric.) To water, as land, by causing a stream to flow upon, over, or through it, as in artificial channels. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) To rinse (a wound, infected area, etc.) with a flow or spray of a liquid. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • irrigated field — field that has been artificially supplied with water (by means of sprinklers, flooding, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irrigated land — land that has been artificially supplied with water (by means of sprinklers, flooding, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sub-Irrigated Planter — (SIP) is a generic name for a special type of planting box used in container gardening and commercial landscaping. A SIP is any method of watering plants where the water is introduced from the bottom, allow the water to soak upwards to the plant… …   Wikipedia

  • List of countries by irrigated land area — This is a list of countries by irrigated land area mostly based on The World Factbook [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the world factbook/fields/2146.html] accessed in June 2008. Notes …   Wikipedia

  • well-irrigated — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • artificially irrigated farming — crops watered by man made systems …   English contemporary dictionary

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