Center Pivot Irrigation

Business / Agriculture / Center Pivot Irrigation: A self-propelled irrigation system in which a single pipeline supported on towers rotates around a central point. These systems are typically about one-quarter mile long and serve 128 to 132 acre circular fields.

Other Words for Pivot

Pivot Noun Synonyms: pintle, gudgeon, hinge, swivel, pin, kingpin, spindle, fulcrum
Pivot Verb Synonyms: centre, heart, focal point, hub, nave, crux
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Irrigation

Business / Agriculture / Irrigation: Applying water (or wastewater) to land areas to supply the water (and sometimes nutrient) needs of plants. Techniques for irrigating include furrow irrigation, sprinkler irrigation, trickle (or drip) MORE

Hypocenter

Science / Geology / Hypocenter: A point beneath earth's surface where the vibrations of an earthquake are thought to have originated. Also known as the focus. MORE

Hub-Center Steering

Technology / Motorcycle / Hub-Center Steering: One of several different types of front-end suspension/steering mechanisms used in motorcycles. Hub-center steering is characterized by a swingarm that extends from the bottom of the engine/frame to t MORE

Half Center

Business / Machine Shop / Half Center: A dead center that has a portion of the 60 degree cone cut away. MORE

Irrigation Return Flow

Business / Agriculture / Irrigation Return Flow: Part of artificially applied water that is not consumed by plants or evaporation, and that eventually 'returns' to an aquifer or surface water body, such as a lake or stream. Commonly used when discus MORE

Irrigation Water Management

Business / Agriculture / Irrigation Water Management: Managing irrigation applications based on the water-holding capacity of the soil and the need of the crop. The water is applied at a rate and in such a manner that the crop can use it efficiently and MORE

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