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Definition of "top-dressing" [top•-dress•ing]

  • Present participle of top-dress. (verb)

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Use "top-dressing" in a sentence
  • "An occasional top-dressing of organic compost or natural fertilizer encourages abundant flowering."
  • "It's not long, though before a shredding wind is tearing the top-dressing from the scene to reveal the charnel-house beneath."
  • "Add compostA quarter-inch of top-dressing compost applied once or twice a cuts the need for fertilizer and water."