Associations to the word «Irrigate»

Wiktionary

IRRIGATE, verb. To supply farmland with water, by building ditches, pipes, etc.
IRRIGATE, verb. To clean a wound with a fluid.

Dictionary definition

IRRIGATE, verb. Supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields".
IRRIGATE, verb. Supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting; "irrigate the wound".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope