humify


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humify

(ˈhjuːmɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Botany) to convert or be converted into humus
ˌhumifiˈcation n

humify


Past participle: humified
Gerund: humifying

Imperative
humify
humify
Present
I humify
you humify
he/she/it humifies
we humify
you humify
they humify
Preterite
I humified
you humified
he/she/it humified
we humified
you humified
they humified
Present Continuous
I am humifying
you are humifying
he/she/it is humifying
we are humifying
you are humifying
they are humifying
Present Perfect
I have humified
you have humified
he/she/it has humified
we have humified
you have humified
they have humified
Past Continuous
I was humifying
you were humifying
he/she/it was humifying
we were humifying
you were humifying
they were humifying
Past Perfect
I had humified
you had humified
he/she/it had humified
we had humified
you had humified
they had humified
Future
I will humify
you will humify
he/she/it will humify
we will humify
you will humify
they will humify
Future Perfect
I will have humified
you will have humified
he/she/it will have humified
we will have humified
you will have humified
they will have humified
Future Continuous
I will be humifying
you will be humifying
he/she/it will be humifying
we will be humifying
you will be humifying
they will be humifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been humifying
you have been humifying
he/she/it has been humifying
we have been humifying
you have been humifying
they have been humifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been humifying
you will have been humifying
he/she/it will have been humifying
we will have been humifying
you will have been humifying
they will have been humifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been humifying
you had been humifying
he/she/it had been humifying
we had been humifying
you had been humifying
they had been humifying
Conditional
I would humify
you would humify
he/she/it would humify
we would humify
you would humify
they would humify
Past Conditional
I would have humified
you would have humified
he/she/it would have humified
we would have humified
you would have humified
they would have humified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.humify - convert (plant remains) into humus
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
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in the centre a dragon, which seems about to devour the animals depicted there, emits a jet of crystalline water [crystallinum quendam fontem parturit], pouring it forth in such an abundant quantity that in hot weather, dissolving on high, it may humify and cool the air ...
The way the root biomass will behave in the soil--whether it will fully mineralise and increase C[O.sub.2] emission and plant nutrient reserves, will assimilate and be fixed in micro-organism biomass or partly changed will be incorporated into much more stable humic substances composition (will humify), will depend on root chemical composition and environmental conditions (Te[??]T 1991; Moran et al.
During the whole period of 40 years the progress of soil formation could have been induced (at a significance level of 10%) by residues, expressed in organic carbon of plant origin, which was able to humify in the amount of 1.3-2.0 and 0.9-1.4 kg [m.sup.-2] in the case of their complete restoration and in the case of prevailing partial removal, respectively (Table 1).