Definition of "irrigation" []

  • A ditch that artificially supplies water to an area of dry land (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. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "irrigation" in a sentence
  • "Other than private railroad companies, private turnpike companies, private canal companies, private textile plants, private mining companies, and private companies engaged in irrigation and drainage efforts, your statement is just about correct, historically."
  • "Do not put any type of drops into the eye after the irrigation is complete."
  • "When you call, the poison center specialist will ask for your name and telephone number and will call you back after the irrigation is complete."