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irrigate
American English: /ˈɪrɪɡeɪt/
British English: /ˈɪrɪɡeɪt/

Translation of irrigate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Agriculture)
    Example sentences
    • While rainfall registers about 50 inches per year, growers often have to irrigate their crops during extended drought periods.
    • Growers are responsible only for irrigating the crop, making it an attractive alternative for farms with adequate irrigation water.
    • Rebecca uses a sprinkler system to irrigate her crops.
    Example sentences
    • It has a small cultivable area to be irrigated by these rivers.
    • The waters in these three rivers irrigate the plains of Punjab, which produce most of the wheat and paddy that Indians eat and, if any left, export.
    • The river irrigates the site and enables crops to be transported for trade.
  • 2 (Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • For 8 days, the wound was irrigated with normal saline using a 35-cc syringe and a 19-gauge needle.
    • The surgeon copiously irrigates the wound with sterile saline solution and checks for leaks or bleeding.
    • The surgeon thoroughly irrigated the wound with antibiotic irrigation.

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