verb (used with object), ir·ri·gat·ed, ir·ri·gat·ing.
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We also were talking about ways to use recycled water appropriately to irrigate land.Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA, on Why You Shouldn’t Watch the Wild Stock Market All Day|Eben Shapiro|October 11, 2020|Time
Farmers look to subseasonal forecasts to better plan when to plant and irrigate crops.Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster|Alexandra Witze|August 27, 2020|Science News
Treadle water pumps in Africa and Asia allowed women farmers to irrigate small plots and increase their harvests and incomes.Women | Tools | Technology: A Global Leapfrog, An ExxonMobil-sponsored Series|Daily Beast Promotions|March 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
From this cistern large earthen pipes led off in various directions to irrigate the terraces below.Overland|John William De Forest
It is in a hot valley, skirted by a river, which is made to irrigate the gardens and grounds on its borders.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
If water was tapped, it went to irrigate new lands which MacGonigal had added to the ranch.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
It is enormously fertile, but there is only enough water in it to irrigate a limited number of farms.
His every idea seems hostile to the farmer, whose land the farmer himself is paying him to irrigate.