Definition of humify in English:

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humify

Pronunciation: /ˈhjuːmɪfʌɪ/

verb (humifies, humifying, humified)

[with object]
Convert (plant remains) into humus: plant material added to the soil has first to be humified
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.

Derivatives

humification

Pronunciation: /hjuːmɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
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.

Words that rhyme with humify

tumefy

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Line breaks: hum¦ify

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