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subsoil

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noun sub·soil \ˈsəb-ˌsȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of subsoil

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

1775

First Known Use of subsoil

1775


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subsoil

verb sub·soil

Definition of subsoil

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

subsoiler

noun

1818

First Known Use of subsoil

1818


SUBSOIL Defined for English Language Learners

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subsoil

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noun sub·soil \ˈsəb-ˌsȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of subsoil for English Language Learners

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


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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