A horizon
noun Date: 1936 the uppermost dark-colored layer of a soil consisting largely of partly disintegrated organic debris

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • A-horizon — [ā′hə rī΄zən] n. the uppermost soil zone, containing humus: see ABC SOIL * * * …   Universalium

  • A-horizon — [ā′hə rī΄zən] n. the uppermost soil zone, containing humus: see ABC SOIL …   English World dictionary

  • A-horizon — noun the top layer of a soil profile; usually contains humus • Syn: ↑A horizon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑soil horizon • Substance Meronyms: ↑humus * * * ˈā ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: usually c …   Useful english dictionary

  • A horizon — noun the top layer of a soil profile; usually contains humus • Syn: ↑A horizon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑soil horizon • Substance Meronyms: ↑humus * * * Geol. the topsoil in a soil profile. Cf. B horizon, C horizon. [1935 40] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • A horizon — /ˈeɪ həraɪzən/ (say ay huhruyzuhn) noun the soil horizon which comprises the top level of soil, usually of mixed organo mineral composition; topsoil. See O horizon, B horizon, C horizon …   Australian English dictionary

  • A horizon — Geol. the topsoil in a soil profile. Cf. B horizon, C horizon. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • A-horizon —    The topmost eluviated horizon of a soil profile [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • A horizon — n. gel the topsoil in a soil profile • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

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