acequia

f.
1 irrigation channel or ditch.
2 irrigation ditch, channel, dike, ditch.
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: acequiar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: acequiar.
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acequia
nombre femenino
1 irrigation channel, ditch
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SF
1) (Agr) irrigation ditch, irrigation channel
2) LAm (=riachuelo) stream; (=alcantarilla) sewer
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femenino irrigation ditch o channel
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= ditch, irrigation channel, irrigation ditch, channel.
Ex. The speciments were collected from different types of habitats, such as streams, springs, ditches, dams, swamps, wells and ponds.
Ex. Concrete has been widely used in the remodelling of irrigation channels -- for bottom lining and slope revetment.
Ex. Recent changes in rice fields and irrigation ditches to increase production has led to a decrease in fish diversity.
Ex. The water, that trickles from it in a rivulet, leaves a white incrustation along its channel, in appearance exactly like soap suds.
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femenino irrigation ditch o channel
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= ditch, irrigation channel, irrigation ditch, channel.

Ex: The speciments were collected from different types of habitats, such as streams, springs, ditches, dams, swamps, wells and ponds.

Ex: Concrete has been widely used in the remodelling of irrigation channels -- for bottom lining and slope revetment.
Ex: Recent changes in rice fields and irrigation ditches to increase production has led to a decrease in fish diversity.
Ex: The water, that trickles from it in a rivulet, leaves a white incrustation along its channel, in appearance exactly like soap suds.

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acequia
feminine
irrigation ditch o channel
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acequia sustantivo femenino
irrigation ditch o channel
acequia sustantivo femenino irrigation ditch o channel
'acequia' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
toma
- zanja
English:
channel
- ditch
- irrigation
- dike
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acequia nf
irrigation channel o ditch
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acequia
f irrigation ditch
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acequia nf
1) : irrigation ditch
2) Mex : sewer

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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