Definition of topsoil in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtɒpsɔɪl


[mass noun]
  • The top layer of soil: keep all the topsoil you remove; you’re bound to find a use for it later! [count noun]: dry topsoils are typical in the western Corn Belt
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    • Many soils have a topsoil layer that is more permeable than the clay subsoil.
    • It owns recycling plants in Ayrshire, Paisley and Glasgow and supplies recycled aggregates, topsoil and subsoil.
    • Ideally, a loamy textured topsoil should be brought in to increase soil grade.

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