[ sen-ter-piv-uh t ]
/ ˈsɛn tərˌpɪv ət /
a method of irrigation, used mainly in the western U.S., in which water is dispersed through a long, segmented arm that revolves about a deep well and covers a circular area from a quarter of a mile to a mile in diameter.
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Origin of center-pivot irrigation
First recorded in 1970–75
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