arid land

засушливая земля

Англо-русский словарь экономических терминов. 2001.

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  • arid land — parched land, land too dry for agriculture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arid — [[t]æ̱rɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Arid land is so dry that very few plants can grow on it. strains of crops that can withstand arid conditions. ...the arid zones of the country. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something such …   English dictionary

  • arid — aridity /euh rid i tee/, aridness, n. aridly, adv. /ar id/, adj. 1. being without moisture; extremely dry; parched: arid land; an arid climate. 2. barren or unproductive because of lack of moisture: arid farmland. 3. lacking interest or… …   Universalium

  • arid — ar|id [ˈærıd] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: aride, from Latin aridus] 1.) arid land or an arid ↑climate is very dry because it has very little rain ▪ Water from the Great Lakes is pumped to arid regions . 2.) not having any new,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • arid — adjective 1 arid land is extremely dry and cannot produce many crops: Much of Namibia is arid country. 2 an arid discussion, period of time etc does not produce anything new aridity adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Arid Lands Ecology Reserve — The Arid Land Ecology Reserve is the largest tract of shrub steppe ecosystem remaining in the U.S. state of Washington. It is managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (which is operated for the U.S.… …   Wikipedia

  • arid — ar•id [[t]ˈær ɪd[/t]] adj. 1) extremely dry; parched: arid land[/ex] 2) barren or unproductive due to lack of moisture: arid farmland[/ex] 3) lacking vitality or imagination; sterile • Etymology: 1645–55; (< F) < L āridus=ār(ēre) to be dry… …   From formal English to slang

  • arid — [ arɪd] adjective 1》 (of land or a climate) very dry; having little or no rain. 2》 uninteresting: arid verse. Derivatives aridity noun aridly adverb aridness noun Origin C17: from Fr. aride or L. aridus, from …   English new terms dictionary

  • Arid — For the Belgian rock band, see Arid (band). A region is said to be arid when it is characterized by a severe lack of available water, to the extent of hindering or even preventing the growth and development of plant and animal life. As a result,… …   Wikipedia

  • land — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 surface of the earth ADJECTIVE ▪ dry ▪ It was good to be on dry land again after months at sea. VERB + LAND ▪ reach ▪ The explorers reached land after a long voyage …   Collocations dictionary

  • land — land1 W1S1 [lænd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ground)¦ 2¦(not sea)¦ 3¦(country)¦ 4¦(not city)¦ 5¦(property)¦ 6 see/find out how the land lies 7 in the land of the living 8 the land of milk and honey 9 (in) the land of nod ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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