Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to irrigation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to irrigation; irrigative.

Etymologies

irrigation +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However, years of civil insecurity and unrest have led to the collapse of these irrigational schemes.

    Vinod Thomas: What Can the Horn of Africa Do in the Face of Severe Droughts?

  • When I scrubbed in ENT theatres it used to be called an antrum washout but probably has a completely new and fancy name now, like post-nasal irrigational lavage or something but William Hague was entirely thankful to have his done by this method whilst he was Prime Minister

    Nightingale Part Two : The Fountain Pen

  • A case in example is dry lands in Vidarbha (Maharashtra) where the size of the average holding was 3.3 hectares, but the productivity was abysmally poor due to lack of irrigational facilities.

    Rahul Gandhi Seeks Flexible Norms to Implement Waiver of Farm Loans

  • Also, at each place that there's a-- for instance, a bridge -- location of a bridge or a major irrigational area that's growing crops, you have a village that you have to get through.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2003

  • This would aslso benefit the Loskop Dam, removing the threat to human health and restoring the potential irrigational use of the water and the natural aquatic ecosystem.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Great and then just, you mentioned earlier on the cable competition, you didn't see anything irrigational.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • Check pollution of irrigational sources: Pudukottai Collector

    WN.com - Business News

  • "We have purchased 2.42 acres at Chinnaveerampatti to facilitate setting up of a sewage treatment plant for the scheme and the entire treated water will be released for irrigational purpose," Municipal Commissioner A. Sundarambal told The Hindu.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Farmers said modernisation of the tank had gone a long way in ensuring irrigational water supply to 21 acres, belonging to 67 farmers.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Be it for the purposes of agriculture or drinking, Punjab farmers have adequate water to fulfil their all irrigational needs.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

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