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...
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
- naturally saline soils
. This is the case, for example, in large parts
of Australia. Human practices
by the addition...
, including: allowing
freely, not replenishing soils
with manure, and a sequence
- 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
- capacity; however, the fertility
of these soils
can be optimized
and other farming
techniques. Red soils
are an important resource because
soil, or arid soil, and forest
soil,marsh soil. These soils
by the sediments brought
down by the rivers. They also have varied...
- groups: (1) co****-grained soils
and gravels); (2) fine-grained soils
and clays); and (3) highly organic soils
(referred to as "peat")...
- contaminated soils
. The same amount
can be toxic
in one soil
but totally harmless
in another soil
. This stresses
the need for soil
; and these properties
to the use and management
. Sometimes terms which refer
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