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See also: Irrigation
Borrowed from Middle French irrigation, from Latin irrigatio.
irrigation (countable and uncountable, plural irrigations)
- 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.
- 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad:
- “My father had ideas about conservation long before the United States took it up. […] You preserve water in times of flood and freshet to be used for power or for irrigation throughout the year. …”
the act or process of irrigating
Borrowed from Latin irrigātiōnem.
irrigation f (plural irrigations)
- “irrigation”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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