Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of watering or moistening; the covering of anything with water or other liquid for the purpose of making or keeping it moist, as in local medical treatment; especially, the distribution of water over the surface of land to promote the growth of plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • 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.

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

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