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Origin of soil1
OTHER WORDS FROM soilsoilless, adjective
Words nearby soil
Definition for soil (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Definition for soil (3 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of soil3
Example sentences from the Web for soil
To take care of the problem for real, the firefighters on the ground might cut down the tree, and break it up, and stir up the soil to make sure everything is out, and dig lines around it.How aerial firefighters battle blazes from the skies|Rob Verger|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
The US, through a government initiative called Operation Warp Speed, has already spent more than $5 billion to get drug makers to manufacture vaccines on its soil.Every country wants a covid-19 vaccine. Who will get it first?|Katie McLean|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
“This entire biosphere of cells, equivalent in size to the world’s soils, hardly has enough energy to survive,” said James Bradley, a geobiologist at Queen Mary University of London and the lead author of the new modeling study.
Instruments on the rover and lander will test Mars’ soil composition and magnetic and gravitational fields and will probe Mars’ interior.The Perseverance rover caps off a month of Mars launches|Lisa Grossman|July 30, 2020|Science News
The Water Authority said its sales earlier this year dropped 14 percent, in part because Southern California had a really nice, wet winter, meaning the reservoirs and soils aren’t as parched as they have been during past droughts.Environment Report: Why Your Water Bill Might Spike|MacKenzie Elmer|July 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Marx forecast that the profit motive would lead to overworking and exhausting the fertility of our soil and other natural systems.
The others are difficult to identify, since they reacted with other oxygen-bearing molecules in the soil.
Under the new requirements, simply being born on U.S. soil would no longer be enough.The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship|Keli Goff|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ground was fertile, with alluvial, or unconsolidated, soil.
In an interview with The Daily Beast in September, Paul said he was against the idea of U.S. forces on Middle East soil.Rand Paul Declares War on ISIS—and Allows Boots on the Ground|Olivia Nuzzi|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Whatever the species, it is well to imitate the natural conditions as much as possible in the way of soil.
For instance, the Limestone Polypody is not happy unless there is a certain amount of lime present in the soil.
Broken crocks should be strewn upon the tray, and on to this is heaped peaty soil mixed with sand.