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Meaning of "C horizon" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF C HORIZON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF C HORIZON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
C horizon is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES C HORIZON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of C horizon in the English dictionary

The definition of C horizon in the dictionary is the layer of a soil profile immediately below the B horizon and above the bedrock, composed of weathered rock little affected by soil-forming processes.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE C HORIZON

C & G
C & M
C & W
C clef
C in C
C of C
C of E
C of I
C of S
C rations
C-in-C
C-spanner
c-word
c.
C.-in-C.
c.c.c.
C.diff
C.difficile

WORDS THAT END LIKE C HORIZON

A horizon
apparent horizon
artificial horizon
B horizon
celestial horizon
Deepwater Horizon
event horizon
gyro horizon
horizon
on the horizon
sensible horizon
visible horizon

Synonyms and antonyms of C horizon in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «C horizon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF C HORIZON

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The translations of C horizon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «C horizon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

C层
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

C horizonte
570 millions of speakers

English

C horizon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सी क्षितिज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

C الأفق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

C горизонт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

C horizonte
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সি দিগন্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

C horizon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ufuk C
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

C-Horizont
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

C層
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

C 지평선
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

C cakrawala
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

C chân trời
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சி தொடுவானம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सी क्षितीज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

C ufuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

C orizzonte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

C horyzont
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

C горизонт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

C orizont
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

C ορίζοντα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

C -horison
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

C horisont
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

C horisonten
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of C horizon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «C HORIZON»

The term «C horizon» is normally little used and occupies the 136.043 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about C horizon

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «C HORIZON»

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The Origin of Clay Minerals in Soils and Weathered Rocks: ...
3.1.2 The Development of Soils One of the key points to study in the development of soils is to reconsider the definition of the C horizon. The C horizon is classically included in all soil profile descriptions as a transition with the substratum.
Bruce B. Velde, Alain Meunier, 2008
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Soil Survey of ...
The C horizon is mildly alkaline to strongly alkaline. Olney series The Olney series consists of deep, well drained, moderately permeable soils on smooth to dissected plains. These soils formed in calcareous loamy alluvium. Slope is 0 to 9 ...
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Landslide Soils and Geomorphology in Camp Davis Quadrangle, ...
The variables most nearly significantly related to landslide activity were presence of cracks in the C horizon (sig=0.016), the ratio of C horizon stickiness to A horizon stickiness (sig=0.019), average plasticity for the profile (sig=0.024) and C  ...
Ashley B. Zung, 2008
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United States Geological Survey professional paper
However, destruction of cavities and ghosts in the upper 2 to 2% feet of the soil implies subsidence, as does the presence of about twice as much chert in the plow layer as in the C horizon. A subsidence of 6 inches, perhaps even 12 inches , ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1963
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Soil survey
The C horizon, or parent material from which the soils developed, has been in place since the last glacial age. In Southern Aroostook County, the following soils are members of the Podzol great soil group: Plaisted, Plow- land, Stetson, ...
United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Soil Conservation Service, 1964
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Soil survey
The BC horizon has hue of 5YR to 10YR, value of 4 to 6, and chroma of 2 or 4. Texture is sand or fine sand. The BC horizon is less than 14 inches thick. Some pedons have a Bh/C horizon. The Bh part of the Bh/C horizon has the same range ...
United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, 1988
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
1 1 (5) 47:47 .10 1.45 1.24 .047 - .42 C horizon 11 (5) 47:47 .14 2.44 1.10 .057 - 3.3 Sheppard-Shlprock-Doak Soil Association, N. Mex. A horizon 24 (5) 18:30 . 040 1.42 — <.032 - .065 C horizon 24 (5) 18:30 .040 1.69 — <.032 - .13 Cultivated ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1982
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Hazardous Waste Measurements
Nonetheless, determinations obtained for silt show that with the exception of the C horizon, precision was excellent overall and within each laboratory. This is an especially powerful piece of evidence for homogeneity. In the C horizon samples,  ...
Milagros S. Simmons, 1990
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Glossary of Soil Science Terms 2008
B/C-A horizon comprised of individual parts of B and C horizon components in which the B horizon component is dominant and surrounds the C component. Subordinate Distinctions within Master Horizons and Layers a: highly decomposed ...
Soil Science Society of America, 2008
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Soil survey, Dundy County, Nebraska
They have a gray or mottled B or C horizon. The soils have formed in areas that are poorly drained, under a rank growth of grasses. The Gannett and Rauville soils are classed as Humic Gley soils. The soils of both series formed under tall ...
Howard Eugene Sautter, United States. Soil Conservation Service, University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Conservation and Survey Division, 1963

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «C HORIZON»

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Soil pit study tells the story of soil structure
The substratum, or C horizon, is rarely affected by tillage practices or soil formation – so most soil pits focus on the A and B horizons. «Minnesota Farm Guide, Oct 14»
2
Soil as food, and a cake
C horizon: The C horizon is composed of is the unconsolidated material underlying A and B horizons, typically formed from the bedrock that has ... «Imperial Valley News, Oct 12»
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Soil Science Society of America
Under that layer, Howard then typically finds another A and C horizon of the buried native soil. Finding those orderly layers meant that Howard ... «The Cutting Edge, Apr 12»
4
Is 2012 the Next 1897? Juniors Prepare for Yukon Gold Rush
This is one of the top ten historically reported anomaly results in the entire White Gold District. It was taken from the C horizon at 90cm depth ... «Prospecting Journal, Feb 12»
5
Living Green: The Dirt on Soil
The B horizon is almost entirely rock material, plus some nutrients that have washed out of the A horizon. The C horizon is mainly bedrock in ... «The Epoch Times, Mar 10»
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FSX Seattle-Tacoma International (WA) Scenery
... is the taxiway to which aircraft pushing back from the concourses facing twy B stop, or will turn off B and then taxi along W to the Concourse C Horizon gates. «Fly Away Simulation, Dec 08»

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