Definition of Irrigation

1. Noun. Supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc.

Generic synonyms: Provision, Supply, Supplying
Derivative terms: Irrigate



2. Noun. (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution.
Specialized synonyms: Eye-drop, Eyedrop, Douche, Clyster, Enema, Lavage
Generic synonyms: Medical Aid, Medical Care
Category relationships: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Derivative terms: Irrigate

Definition of Irrigation

1. n. 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.

Definition of Irrigation

1. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irrigation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Irrigation

1. Washing by a stream of water or other fluid. Origin: L. Irrigatio, rigare = to carry water This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Irrigation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Irrigation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Irrigation

irrevoluble
irrhythmic
irrhythmically
irridenta
irridentas
irridentism
irridentist
irridescent
irrigable
irrigably
irrigatable
irrigate
irrigated
irrigates
irrigating
irrigation (current term)
irrigation ditch
irrigational
irrigations
irrigator
irrigators
irriguous
irrisible
irrision
irrisions
irrisory
irritabilities
irritability
irritable
irritable bowel disease

Literary usage of Irrigation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Kng Rec 67:510-1, 529-30 My 10 '13 Cost of reclamation service and other irrigation projects in Colorado. J: K. Field. Eng N 70:348-55 Ag 21 '13 Unestimated ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"The beginnings of irrigation in Cal.; suggestion that it would be good policy for ... Reclamation and irrigation in state: encouragement of immigration, ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"You 'aly wen aware that the Government of gh they have not succeeded in im- e general modes of agriculture, have yet i great works of irrigation, ..."

4. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"irrigation WATER SUPPLY the Reclamation Service, discussing results thus far. ... Brief illustrated account of the large irrigation projects in arid areas ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Special effort has been made all through the book to broaden ideas of general soil management, even where neither irrigation nor drainage is practiced. ..."

6. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Kng Rec 67:510-1, 529-30 My 10 '13 Cost of reclamation service and other irrigation projects in Colorado. J: K. Field. Eng N 70:348-55 Ag 21 '13 Unestimated ..."

7. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"The beginnings of irrigation in Cal.; suggestion that it would be good policy for ... Reclamation and irrigation in state: encouragement of immigration, ..."

8. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"You 'aly wen aware that the Government of gh they have not succeeded in im- e general modes of agriculture, have yet i great works of irrigation, ..."

9. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"irrigation WATER SUPPLY the Reclamation Service, discussing results thus far. ... Brief illustrated account of the large irrigation projects in arid areas ..."

10. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Special effort has been made all through the book to broaden ideas of general soil management, even where neither irrigation nor drainage is practiced. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Irrigation

Search for Irrigation on Dictionary.com!Search for Irrigation on Thesaurus.com!Search for Irrigation on Google!Search for Irrigation on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations