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Irrigation

Ir`ri`ga´tion
n.1.The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.
Noun1.irrigation - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
2.irrigation - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

ablution, affusion, aspergation, aspersion, baptism, bath, bathing, bedewing, cleaning out, dampening, damping, deluge, dewing, douche, douching, drowning, elution, elutriation, enema, flooding, flush, flushing, flushing out, hosing, hosing down, humidification, immersion, inundation, lathering, lavabo, lavage, lavation, laving, moistening, mopping, mopping up, rinse, rinsing, scouring, scrub, scrubbing, scrubbing up, shampoo, soaping, sparging, spattering, splashing, splattering, sponge, sponging, spraying, sprinkling, submersion, swabbing, swashing, wash, washing, washing up, washout, washup, watering, wetting, wiping up
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