soil

All Noun
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  • Land includes not only the site of production but natural resources above or below the soil.
  • This may be explained in part by the somewhat better soil found in some areas.
  • Brown is the color of dark wood or rich soil.
  • Most of the city's soil nearly one foot below the surface is pure sand.
  • It is also the most recent island, and therefore has rocky soil.
  • She used to look at me like you look at soiled things in a shop! Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • It is also found in food, water, soil, and air.
  • Among these an open situation and a well-drained soil are perhaps the most important. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • They were sometimes invited to settle in areas of poor soil that no one else could farm.
  • Texas soiled him with its influence and now his marriage identified him with it. Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • Much of the plain's soil is of poor quality.
  • Truth has soiled many an avenue, it has left many a drawing room window open. Cited from Adventures in the Arts, by Marsden Hartley
  • In some regions, climate will be more important than soil.
  • More precise measures of soil strength are often made prior to construction.
  • I feel soiled by contact with these people, many of whom have no business in public life.
  • Natural wind was used where the soil containing iron was heated by the use of wood.
  • Because of the volcanic rock, the soil is relatively rich in some areas.
  • Of the small number of the latter few had cases; all were soiled. Cited from Memories, by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
  • This system includes the near-surface rocks, the soil, and the atmosphere.
  • This was the first time a German ruler had been elected on Italian soil.
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Meaning of soil

  • noun The part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock