Definition of Soils. Meaning of Soils. Synonyms of Soils
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Definition of Soils
Soil Soil, v. i.
To become soiled; as, light colors soil sooner than dark
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.
SoilSoil 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
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. SoilSoil 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
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.
Soil pipe, a pipe or drain for carrying off night soil. SoilSoil 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.
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;
Meaning of Soils from wikipedia
- in acid soils
. Soil organisms
by high acidity, and most agricultural crops
do best with mineral soils
of pH 6.5 and organic soils
of pH 5...
- 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...
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
- the "natural slope" of different soils
in 1717, an idea later known
as the soil
of repose. A rudimentary soil
was also developed...
of soil Mountain soils
in the valleys
and hill slopes
of the Himalayas
of 2100 m to 3000 m. These soils
- capacity. Red soils
are an important
resource. Red soils
are an important soil
resource. They fall into two groups, one is a residual soil
are used in ****essing the soils
that are to have structures built
on them. Soils
when wet retain
water, and some...
- and ultimately plant
growth. Sodic soils
that are particularly difficult
include: Saline sodic soils
with excess salts where sodium
activities; avoiding soil disturbance during periods
dry or wet when soils
tend to shatter
- or poorly
graded. Poorly graded soils
are further divided
into uniformly-graded or gap-graded soils
. Fine-grained soils
, mainly silts
and clays, are cl****ified...
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