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Meaning of irrigate

ir•ri•gate

Pronunciation: (ir'i-gāt"), [key]
— -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
  1. to supply (land) with water by artificial means, as by diverting streams, flooding, or spraying.
  2. to supply or wash (an orifice, wound, etc.) with a spray or a flow of some liquid.
  3. to moisten; wet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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