Irrigate

Ir"ri*gate

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Irrigated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Irrigating (?).] [L. irrigatus, p. p. of irrigare to irrigate: ir- in + rigare to water; prob. akin to E. rain. See Rain.]
[1913 Webster]

1. To water; to wet; to moisten with running or dropping water; to bedew.
[1913 Webster]

2. (Agric.) To water, as land, by causing a stream to flow upon, over, or through it, as in artificial channels.
[1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) To rinse (a wound, infected area, etc.) with a flow or spray of a liquid.
[PJC]

 

New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />
 </p>
</form>

 

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Thu 13th December 2018