Translation of irrigate in Spanish:

irrigate

irrigar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈɪrɪɡeɪt//ˈɪrɪɡeɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    Farming
    irrigar
    regar
    • While rainfall registers about 50 inches per year, growers often have to irrigate their crops during extended drought periods.
    • During the experiment, these plants were irrigated by sprinklers to field capacity every two days.
    • The river irrigates the site and enables crops to be transported for trade.
    • Once the treatment cycle is complete, the water irrigates the farm crops.
    • Less than half the region's 140,000 acres of farmland were irrigated.
    • Villagers present impressed upon the officers the need for quick repairs as the canal irrigated around 4900 hectares of land.
    • Irrigation before planting may work better than trying to irrigate the cover crop up.
    • For millennia farmers have had to stretch water resources to irrigate their crops.
    • Already, the Israeli rate of usage of water per acre for irrigating crops is just 30 percent of that used by US agriculture.
    • The waters in these three rivers irrigate the plains of Punjab, which produce most of the wheat and paddy that Indians eat and, if any left, export.
    • The house is filled with energy-saving devices, while the lawn and orchard are irrigated with recycled water.
    • Fishing is unauthorized activity here, so is diverting water to irrigate fields.
    • It has a small cultivable area to be irrigated by these rivers.
    • Growers are responsible only for irrigating the crop, making it an attractive alternative for farms with adequate irrigation water.
    • The flow is diverted down the rows to irrigate their crops.
    • Plots were irrigated regularly and weeds were carefully controlled both manually and through herbicide treatment.
    • As the Sunset approached El Paso, irrigated farmland appeared and soon we were in the suburbs.
    • The water helps irrigate 14,000 hectares or 35,000 acres of cotton.
    • Plants were irrigated regularly with tap water but were not fertilized.
    • In these areas, 37 tanks used for irrigating farmlands are at just 13 percent of capacity.
    • Larger, more efficiently irrigated farms would be more productive and fiscally sound.
    • The sun beats down, melting the glaciers that feed water into the streams, irrigating settlements and creating oases of willows and poplars.
    • Plants were irrigated with deionized water and fertilized from day 15 onward.
    • Rebecca uses a sprinkler system to irrigate her crops.
  • 2

    Medicine
    irrigar
    • The surgeon thoroughly irrigated the wound with antibiotic irrigation.
    • For 8 days, the wound was irrigated with normal saline using a 35-cc syringe and a 19-gauge needle.
    • The surgeon copiously irrigates the wound with sterile saline solution and checks for leaks or bleeding.
    • The cavity is irrigated daily with mild antiseptic solution, and drainage from the tubes can be collected in a colostomy bag.
    • When the dressing is removed, the wound should be irrigated with normal saline to remove liquefied debris.
    • If the physician was unable to completely visualize the tympanic membrane 15 minutes later, the ear was irrigated with 50 ml of tepid water.