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ir·ri·gate

 (ĭr′ĭ-gāt′)
v. ir·ri·gat·ed, ir·ri·gat·ing, ir·ri·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.

[Latin irrigāre, irrigāt- : in-, in; see in-2 + rigāre, to water.]

ir′ri·ga′tion n.
ir′ri·ga′tion·al adj.
ir′ri·ga′tor n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.irrigation - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etcirrigation - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
supplying, provision, supply - the activity of supplying or providing something
2.irrigation - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
eyedrop, eye-drop - a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
douche - irrigation with a jet of water or medicated solution into or around a body part (especially the vagina) to treat infections or cleanse from odorous contents
clyster, enema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
lavage - washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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Translations
سقيسَقْي، رَي
zavlažovánízavodňování
vanding
öntözés
áveita, vökvun
zavlažovanie
sulama

irrigation

[ˌɪrɪˈgeɪʃən]
A. N (Agr) → irrigación f, riego m (Med) → irrigación f
B. CPD irrigation channel Nacequia f, canal m de riego
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irrigation

[ˌɪrɪˈgeɪʃən] nirrigation f irrigation systemirrigation ditch nfossé m d'irrigationirrigation system nsystème m d'irrigation
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irrigation

n
(Agr) → Bewässerung f; irrigation canalBewässerungskanal m
(Med) → Spülung f, → Irrigation f; colonic irrigationDarmspülung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

irrigation

[ˌɪrɪˈgeɪʃn] nirrigazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

irrigate

(ˈirigeit) verb
to supply water to (land), especially by canals or other artificial means.
ˌirriˈgation noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

ir·ri·ga·tion

n. irrigación, acto o proceso de irrigar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

irrigation

n irrigación f; colonic — hidroterapia de colon
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References in periodicals archive ?
In line with its Water Operational Plan, ADB is organizing a four-day Asian Irrigation Forum staring from April 11 to review the region's performance in irrigation and irrigated agriculture, explore the future of irrigation and drainage in rural development, and identify needs and opportunities for strengthened partnerships to deliver more productive irrigation services throughout the region.
MULTAN -- Work on lining of 75 water courses across the district is progressing with a brisk pace under the Punjab irrigated agriculture productivity improvement project.
Kohloon said that Rs 4.58 billion would be spent on Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project to resolve issues pertaining to water scarcity.
Other new schemes are Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project, Promotion of Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation Systems in Punjab, Maintenance Management System of store for Bulldozers and other equipment of field Wing, Use of Command Area of Mini Dams in Rawalpindi Division, Supply Chain Improvement of selected Agriculture and Livestock Products and Block allocation for Introducing Solar Powered Tube Wells.
LAHORE -- Extension in Japanese assisted Project "Strengthen Irrigated Agriculture through Participatory Irrigation Management" called (SIAP) would greatly benefit farming community in Punjab.
It identified potential for developing surface water resources for irrigated agriculture and other uses, and integrating that with the watershed management and command area development to ensure sustainable use of the resources without degrading the watersheds.
In view of the huge untapped food production potential of the irrigated agriculture in Pakistan, raising productivity of this sector must be the key consideration in producing the additional food needed.
The K-P Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project will help address these challenges by rehabilitating community watercourses, establishing water users' associations, introducing high-efficiency irrigation systems and laser land levelling, strengthening farmers' technical skills and filling knowledge gaps on agricultural market opportunities and constraints.
The KP Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project will help address these challenges by i) rehabilitating community watercourses, ii) establishing water users' associations, iii) introducing high efficiency irrigation systems and laser land leveling, iv) strengthening farmers' technical skills, and v) filling knowledge gaps on agriculture market opportunities and constraints.
The KP Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project will help address these challenges by rehabilitating community watercourses; establishing water users' associations; introducing high efficiency irrigation systems and laser land leveling; strengthening farmers' technical skills, and filling knowledge gaps on agriculture market opportunities and constraints.
A multi-year study of groundwater use in Chippewa County, Wis., shows that stream levels can be negatively impacted by frac sand mining and irrigated agriculture, according to researchers from the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and U.S.