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Words nearby subsoil
Example sentences from the Web for subsoil
Plow deep and subsoil all wheat-lands, except those on a gravelly or sandy bottom.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
Often where lime has been used in excess, it has sunk to the subsoil, where it remains inactive.The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring
Burrowing animals, by throwing up the soil and subsoil, expose these to be dried and blown away by the wind.
The Common Spruce and its allies are nearly all failures on light dry soil, especially where the subsoil is gravel.Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens|Ernest Thomas Cook
The infertile ground lying next the subsoil is not what is needed at the surface when preparing for a sod.Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement|Alva Agee
British Dictionary definitions for subsoil
- Also called: undersoil the layer of soil beneath the surface soil and overlying the bedrock
- (as modifier)a subsoil plough