Business / Agriculture / Hydric Soil: Soil that, in its undrained state, is flooded long enough during a growing season to develop anaerobic conditions that support the growth and regeneration of hydrophytic vegetation (plants specialized to grow in water or in soil too waterlogged for most plants to survive). This term is part of the legal definition of a wetland included in the Food Security Act of 1985. The Natural Resources Conservation Service maintains a national list of hydric soils.
Soil Adjective Synonyms: earth, loam, dirt, ground, turf, humus, clay
Soil Verb Synonyms: dirty, stain, begrime, muddy, smear, spot
Business / Agriculture / Soil Quality (Health): Soil quality includes consideration of measures related to both productivity for crops and environmental factors. MORE
Business / Construction / Soil Pipe: A large pipe that carries liquid and solid wastes to a sewer or septic tank. MORE