subsoil Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"subsoil" in British English

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subsoilnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsʌb.sɔɪl/
the ​layer of ​soil that is under the ​surfacelevel
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(Definition of subsoil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subsoilnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsʌbˌsɔɪl/
earth science the ​layer of ​earth under the topsoil (= the ​layer of ​earth in which ​plantsgrow)
(Definition of subsoil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subsoil”
in Spanish subsuelo…
in Vietnamese tầng đất cái…
in Malaysian tanah sawah…
in Thai ดินชั้นล่าง…
in French sous-sol…
in German der Untergrund…
in Chinese (Simplified) 底土,心土…
in Indonesian lapisan bawah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 底土,下層土…
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