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

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.