Definition of humify in English:


Syllabification: hu·mi·fy
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞oməˌfī

verb (humifies, humifying, humified)

[with object]
  • Convert (plant remains) into humus.
    More example sentences
    • Composting radically transforms various organic substances, it mineralizes the readily assimilable materials and humifies them into more complex compounds.
    • Wormcast has been ‘processed’ by our worker earthworms which humify the soil enabling the nutrients within the soil to be made available to the plants but slowly released.



Pronunciation: /ˌ(h)yo͞omifiˈkāSHən/
More example sentences
  • A Slovenian company has developed a highly efficient humification of all kinds of biological sludge.
  • The content of carboxylic acids in the humic acids had increased after humification for about a year.
  • The soil carbon cycle shows the sources and sinks for atmospheric carbon dioxide, with an emphasis on the two-stage process of humification.

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