Definition of Soils. Meaning of Soils. Synonyms of Soils

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Definition of Soils

Soil
Soil Soil, v. i. To become soiled; as, light colors soil sooner than dark ones.
Soil
Soil Soil, v. t. To enrich with soil or muck; to manure. Men . . . soil their ground, not that they love the dirt, but that they expect a crop. --South.
Soil
Soil Soil, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Soiling.] [OF. saoler, saouler, to satiate, F. so[^u]ler, L. satullare, fr. satullus, dim. of satur sated. See Satire.] To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an inclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food; as, to soil a horse.
Soil
Soil Soil, n. [OE. soile, F. sol, fr. L. solum bottom, soil; but the word has probably been influenced in form by soil a miry place. Cf. Saloon, Soil a miry place, Sole of the foot.] 1. The upper stratum of the earth; the mold, or that compound substance which furnishes nutriment to plants, or which is particularly adapted to support and nourish them. 2. Land; country. Must I thus leave thee, Paradise? thus leave Thee, native soil? --Milton. 3. Dung; f[ae]ces; compost; manure; as, night soil. Improve land by dung and other sort of soils. --Mortimer. Soil pipe, a pipe or drain for carrying off night soil.
Soil
Soil Soil, v. t.[OE. soilen, OF. soillier, F. souiller, (assumed) LL. suculare, fr. L. sucula a little pig, dim. of sus a swine. See Sow, n.] 1. To make dirty or unclean on the surface; to foul; to dirty; to defile; as, to soil a garment with dust. Our wonted ornaments now soiled and stained. --Milton. 2. To stain or mar, as with infamy or disgrace; to tarnish; to sully. --Shak. Syn: To foul; dirt; dirty; begrime; bemire; bespatter; besmear; daub; bedaub; stain; tarnish; sully; defile; pollute.

Meaning of Soils from wikipedia

- in acid soils. Soil organisms are hindered by high acidity, and most agricultural crops do best with mineral soils of pH 6.5 and organic soils of pH 5...
- naturally saline soils. This is the case, for example, in large parts of Australia. Human practices can increase the salinity of soils by the addition...
- Alkali, or Alkaline, soils are clay soils with high pH (> 8.5), a poor soil structure and a low infiltration capacity. Often they have a hard calcareous...
- soils have a pH below 7 and alkaline soils have a pH above 7. Ultra-acidic soils (pH < 3.5) and very strongly alkaline soils (pH > 9) are rare. Soil pH...
- six soil deposits in India. They are Alluvial soil, Black soil, Red soil, Laterite soil, or Arid soil, and Forest and mountainous soil. These soils are...
- on 2012-02-12. Chisholm, 1911 Ames, Dan (1998), "Formation of the Soils" (PDF), Soil Survey of Jerome County and Part of Twin Falls County, Idaho, Natural...
- number of decisions that depleted the soils, including: allowing herd animals to wander freely, not replenishing soils with manure, and a sequence of events...
- groups: (1) co****-grained soils (e.g. sands and gravels); (2) fine-grained soils (e.g. silts and clays); and (3) highly organic soils (referred to as "peat")...
- in soils or water layers submerging soils. The water is present either permanently or cyclic within the time frame of 24 hours. Some organic soils float...
- properties that reflect major differences in the genesis of soils. The orders are: Alfisolsoils with aluminium and iron. They have horizons of clay ac****ulation...
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