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topsoil Line breaks: top|soil
Pronunciation: /ˈtɒpsɔɪl/

Definition of topsoil in English:


[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
More example sentences
  • 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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