Definition of azonal in English:

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azonal

Pronunciation: /ˌāˈzōn(ə)l/

adjective

(Especially of soils) having no zonal organization or structure.
Example sentences
  • The division into zonal, intrazonal, and azonal soils was the basis for the soil classification used in the USA until 1960.
  • Latitudinal zonal divisions can be seen on plains, and azonal divisions in mountainous areas.
  • We will discuss evolutionary aspects of the growth-form characters in this azonal vegetation.

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Syllabification: a·zon·al

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