1. B-horizon

noun. immediately below the A-horizon; contains deposits of organic matter leached from surface soils.

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Words that Rhyme with Soil Horizon

  • wizen
  • mizen
  • eison

2. horizon

noun. ['hɝˈaɪzən'] the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet.

Synonyms

  • perspective
  • line
  • apparent horizon
  • sensible horizon
  • visible horizon
  • skyline

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • ὁρίζων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρίζω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. horizon

noun. ['hɝˈaɪzən'] the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated.

Synonyms

  • reach
  • compass
  • ambit
  • view
  • orbit
  • range
  • scope

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • fail
  • incapability

Etymology

  • ὁρίζων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρίζω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. horizon

noun. ['hɝˈaɪzən'] the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth.

Synonyms

  • celestial horizon

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • ὁρίζων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρίζω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. horizon

noun. ['hɝˈaɪzən'] a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land.

Synonyms

  • stratum
  • geological horizon
  • soil horizon

Antonyms

  • periapsis
  • apoapsis
  • point of periapsis
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • ὁρίζων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρίζω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the state of being covered with unclean things.

Synonyms

  • grease
  • stain
  • grime
  • grunge
  • uncleanness
  • filth
  • dirtiness

Antonyms

  • approve
  • urban area
  • natural elevation
  • top

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.

Synonyms

  • gumbo soil
  • podsol soil
  • dirt
  • indurated clay
  • caliche
  • fuller's earth
  • loam
  • ground
  • boulder clay
  • mold
  • desert soil
  • silt
  • podsol
  • laterite
  • subsoil
  • earth
  • sedimentary clay
  • clunch
  • prairie soil
  • mud
  • Indian red
  • till
  • sand
  • mould
  • loess
  • residual soil
  • podzol soil
  • hardpan
  • surface soil
  • wiesenboden
  • tundra soil
  • humus
  • podsolic soil
  • gilgai soil
  • podzol
  • marl
  • clay
  • gumbo
  • bog soil
  • alluvial soil
  • desertic soil
  • bole
  • topsoil
  • regosol
  • residual clay

Antonyms

  • side
  • miss
  • best
  • embark

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).

Synonyms

  • turf
  • badlands
  • ploughland
  • tilth
  • tillage
  • ground
  • object
  • sod
  • polder
  • farmland
  • scablands
  • plowland
  • bottom
  • coastland
  • rangeland
  • tilled land
  • physical object
  • sward
  • bottomland
  • land
  • overburden
  • cultivated land
  • wetland
  • greensward

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unclog
  • roughen
  • uncover

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. soil

verb. ['ˈsɔɪl'] make soiled, filthy, or dirty.

Synonyms

  • muddy
  • grime
  • alter
  • blemish
  • dirty
  • crock
  • muck up
  • mire
  • contaminate
  • change
  • foul
  • mud
  • slime
  • smear
  • muck
  • muddy up
  • splash
  • begrime
  • colly
  • pollute
  • modify
  • spot

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unburden
  • dry
  • clear

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. soil

noun. ['ˈsɔɪl'] the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state.

Synonyms

  • territory
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • geographical area

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • unfasten
  • figure
  • dispose

Etymology

  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soyl (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • soil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word soil-horizon


1. Noun Phrase
Wind or water erosion may ultimately expose the whitish, chalky caliche at the surface by wearing away overlying soil horizons; this is an example of a truncated soil.

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