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subsoil

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noun sub·soil \ˈsəb-ˌsȯi(-ə)l\

Simple Definition of subsoil

  • : the layer of soil that is under the top layer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subsoil

  1. :  the stratum of weathered material that underlies the surface soil

1796

First Known Use of subsoil

1796


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subsoil

transitive verb sub·soil

Definition of subsoil

  1. :  to turn, break, or stir the subsoil of

subsoiler noun



SUBSOIL Defined for Kids

subsoil

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noun sub·soil \ˈsəb-ˌsȯil\

Definition of subsoil for Students

  1. :  a layer of soil lying just under the topsoil




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