Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: irrigation
IPA transcription: [,ɪɹəɡ'eɪʃən]
Pronunciations of irrigation
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: irrigation
    Meaning: supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
Usage examples
  • They had carried irrigation, agriculture, and the cutting of gems to a point equal to that of the Old World.
  • But progressing civilization required more water for cities, for mining, and for irrigation, and now states and corporations are going to law over these formerly undiminished free goods.
  • Egypt, with its marvelous natural resources, its peculiar climate, its irrigation, which usually guarantees good crops, and its versatile people, has always been pre-eminently the land of opportunity.
  • The experience was of some years ago in China, far up-country, towards the head-waters of the Yang- tze-kiang, where the smaller tributaries spread out in a sort of natural irrigation scheme to supply the wilderness of paddy-fields.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Archimedes, License CC BY-SA 4.0