Irrigate

Definition of Irrigate

Ir´ri`gate
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Irrigated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Irrigating .]
1.To water; to wet; to moisten with running or dropping water; to bedew.
2.(Agric.) To water, as land, by causing a stream to flow upon, over, or through it, as in artificial channels.
3.(Med.) To rinse (a wound, infected area, etc.) with a flow or spray of a liquid.

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adulterate, asperge, attenuate, baptize, bath, bathe, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, cut, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, dew, dilute, douche, flush, flush out, gargle, holystone, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, lather, launder, lave, moisten, mop, mop up, paddle, rarefy, reduce, rinse, rinse out, ritually immerse, scour, scrub, scrub up, shampoo, shower, slobber, slop, slosh, sluice, sluice out, soap, sparge, spatter, splash, splatter, sponge, spray, sprinkle, swab, swash, syringe, thin, toivel, tub, wash, wash out, wash up, water, water down, wet, wet down
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