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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (32)
  • Close by the bank the process of irrigation is very simple.
  • “Ghútah,” usually a place where irrigation is abundant.
  • Water long used for irrigation is being diverted to cities and towns.
  • The long-term irrigation potential in Lesotho is estimated at 12,500 ha. for more
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