Associations to the word «Irrigation»

Wiktionary

IRRIGATION, noun. 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.

Dictionary definition

IRRIGATION, noun. Supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc.
IRRIGATION, noun. (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution.

Wise words

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