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OTHER WORDS FROM compostcom·post·a·ble, adjectivecom·post·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for compost
She’s been tracking the amount of carbon her farm retains if she adds compost and rarely tills the land.
City residents can pick up some free compost for their own gardens from Miramar Greenery.
A smaller farm like Solidarity can’t afford to both haul the compost from landfills and cover the cost to purchase different specialized equipment to turn it and spread it.
The team found 10 organisms — groups of five each from compost and soil — that survived together by breaking down the foam.
Then the team added a bit of material from either the soil or the compost.
I departed for the compost heap happy that I was almost done cleaning the chicken coop.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In those parts, garbage must be separated from food compost as well as the usual recycling categories.
Figuring out whether to throw out your lipstick-stained coffee cup in recycling, trash, or compost can be truly maddening.
It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
Rake up the leaves, and add everything of this kind to the compost heap.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
Why do we not then persuade husbandmen that they should not till land, help it with marl, lime, and compost?Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter|Ben Jonson
We cannot let our Lady Joan set forth for field with such a compost of mumpers and tun-barrels as these!Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
It's the shell of a compost pit for the hotel that's goin' to be built around here.Operation Terror|William Fitzgerald Jenkins