Definition of A Horizon in English :

Define A Horizon in English

A Horizon meaning in English

Meaning of A Horizon in English

Pronunciation of A Horizon in English

A Horizon pronunciation in English

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A Horizon

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1. a horizon, a-horizon

the top layer of a soil profile; usually contains humus

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A Horizon

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noun
the top layer of a soil profile, usually dark-coloured and containing humus and from which soluble salts may have been leached
B horizon, C horizon

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A Horizon

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noun
the uppermost soil zone, containing humus
see also ABC soil

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A Horizon

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n.
In ABC soil, the uppermost, darkest zone that is rich in organic matter. Also called zone of eluviation, zone of leaching.

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