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ir·ri·gate

(ir'i-gāt),
To perform irrigation.
[L. ir-rigo, pp. -atus, to irrigate, fr. in, on, + rigo, to water]

irrigate

(ĭr′ĭ-gāt′)
v. irri·gated, irri·gating, irri·gates
v.tr.
1. To supply (land or crops) with water by means of pipes, sprinklers, ditches, or streams.
2. To wash out (a body cavity or wound) with water or a medicated fluid.
v.intr.
To irrigate land or crops.

ir′ri·ga′tion n.
ir′ri·ga′tion·al adj.
ir′ri·ga′tor n.

irrigate

[ir′igāt]
Etymology: L, irrigare, to supply water
to flush with a fluid, usually with a slow steady pressure on a syringe plunger. It may be done to cleanse a wound or to clear tubing.

ir·ri·gate

(ir'i-gāt)
To perform irrigation.
[L. ir-rigo, pp. -atus, to irrigate, fr. in, on, + rigo, to water]

irrigate

to wash out a wound or cavity with fluid, e.g. delivery of normal saline solution at 37°C into a wound cavity
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Under the bill, actual physical or legal conversion or causing the physical or legal conversion of irrigated and irrigable lands are committed by the following: 1) any person who directly and indirectly participates in the conversion of irrigated and irrigable land; 2) any person who directly or indirectly induces the landowner or farmworker in the conversion of irrigated and irrigable land; 3) any person who applies for and facilitates the application for conversion; 4) any person who facilitates the application and issuance of clearances and other documents necessary for conversion; 5) any person who approves and cause for the approval of the application for conversion; and 6) any person who directly and indirectly benefited from the conversion.
Positive exponential equations were adjusted to the phenometric variables of the plants as a function of the nine evaluations, twice a month, indicating higher plant growth in irrigated plants, when compared to plants without irrigation (Figure 1).
Caption: The strip method installed to measure sprinkler discharge efficiency under a linear-move system at Washington State University's Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC).
This means that even in irrigated farms, rice could not be planted twice a year mainly because some irrigation facilities need repair or rehabilitation.
Extensive groundwater investigations to support increased irrigated agriculture are continuing in other areas of the State, with the commencement in May 2016 of exploratory drilling in the Kimberley region and another in the Myalup-Wellington area before the end of the year," Mr Redman said.
Higher contents of heavy metals contamination and micronutrients in soil occurred due to irrigated fields with long term use of waste water (Larcheveque et al.
We compared the irrigated pasture with nearby matched, non-irrigated pasture under conventional dairy farming.
The farmland near the river in Beijing's eastern suburbs has been irrigated by wastewater for more than 50 years.
The model calculates an effective cutoff time using volume balance principles in an irrigated check, allowing an irrigator to define the desired amount of runoff.
No differences were observed between the net photosynthetic rates of the flag leaves of the irrigated plants grown in SRPP and DRPP at the flag and heading stages (Figure 2).
There were small differences in macronutrient status at bloom between irrigated and non-irrigated vines.
Irrigated cash rents averaged $199 per acre across the region, and ranged from an average $135 per acre in Alabama to $328 per acre in Florida.