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verb as in water

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Its enormous share of the river, which it uses to irrigate crops across the Imperial Valley and for Los Angeles and other cities, will be in the crosshairs when negotiations over a diminished Colorado begin again.

Mountain View Estates was paved and irrigated, as per permitted plans, and the electricity to the units was properly metered, and the units themselves were new, with central air conditioning, to efficiently keep cool.

Consider that we use just 30 trillion gallons to irrigate all our crops.

Once these plants take hold, they can be irrigated much less frequently than lawns—maybe once every six weeks if it hasn’t rained.

The Kushites survived another thousand years in Meroë, a port city ideally positioned by the Nile, where irrigated farms flourished next to lucrative gold and iron mines.

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Treadle water pumps in Africa and Asia allowed women farmers to irrigate small plots and increase their harvests and incomes.

From this cistern large earthen pipes led off in various directions to irrigate the terraces below.

It is in a hot valley, skirted by a river, which is made to irrigate the gardens and grounds on its borders.

If water was tapped, it went to irrigate new lands which MacGonigal had added to the ranch.

It is enormously fertile, but there is only enough water in it to irrigate a limited number of farms.

His every idea seems hostile to the farmer, whose land the farmer himself is paying him to irrigate.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irrigate, such as: inundate, soak, flood, flush, spray, and sprinkle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.