topdress

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v topdress scatter manure or fertilizer over (land)
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Usage

In literature:

The soil had a topdressing of charcoal cinders and ashes that I thought would help.
"The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825" by Gordon Sellar
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In news:

A sight seen nowhere else in the world: a New Zealand Rail freight train waits for a Fieldair DC-3 topdresser (crop duster ) to clear the runway before proceeding across at Gisborne Airport on the east coast of New Zealand.
Earth & Turf topdressers will spread a variety of materials such as sand, compost, topdressing mixes, calcined clay, infield mix, wood chips, lime and de-icing materials.
TurfEx introduces its 1.4 cubic-yard capacity MS4500 topdresser.
Recycle fall leaves into compost, a soil amendment or a nutritious topdressing for the lawn.
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