- /sʌbˈɪrəgeɪt/ (say sub'iruhgayt)
verb (t) (subirrigated, subirrigating)
to irrigate beneath the surface of the ground, as with water passing through a system of underground pipes or transmitted through the subsoil from ditches, etc.
–subirrigation /sʌbɪrəˈgeɪʃən/ (say subiruh'gayshuhn), noun
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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subirrigate — ☆ subirrigate [sub ir′ə gāt΄ ] vt. subirrigated, subirrigating to irrigate (land) by a system of underground pipes subirrigation n … English World dictionary
subirrigate — transitive verb see subirrigation … New Collegiate Dictionary
subirrigate — subirrigation, n. /sub ir i gayt /, v.t., subirrigated, subirrigating. to irrigate beneath the surface of the ground, as with water passing through a system of underground porous pipes or transmitted through the subsoil from ditches, etc. [1900… … Universalium
subirrigate — sub·irrigate … English syllables
subirrigate — sub•ir•ri•gate [[t]sʌbˈɪr ɪˌgeɪt[/t]] v. t. gat•ed, gat•ing civ to irrigate beneath ground level, as with a system of buried pipes • Etymology: 1900–05, amer. sub ir•ri•ga′tion, n … From formal English to slang
subirrigate — /sabihrageyt/ To irrigate below the surface, as by a system of underground porous pipes, or by natural percolation through the soil … Black's law dictionary
subirrigate — … Useful english dictionary
subirrigation — noun Date: 1875 irrigation below the surface (as by a periodic rise of the water table or by a system of underground porous pipes) • subirrigate transitive verb … New Collegiate Dictionary
subirrigation — See subirrigate. * * * … Universalium
subwater — |səb+ transitive verb Etymology: sub + water : to furnish water to (plants) below the surface of the ground so that the water rises about the roots by capillary attraction : subirrigate … Useful english dictionary