scavo a gradoni

English translation: contour ploughing, terracing

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Italian term or phrase:scavo a gradoni
English translation:contour ploughing, terracing
Entered by: Maureen Young

18:39 Jan 20, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: scavo a gradoni
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contour ploughing or terracing
Explanation:
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contour ploughing, terracing: "Soil conservation on slopes by ploughing horizontally or with furrows at very gentle slopes along which water can scour only very slightly."
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Maureen Young
Italy
Local time: 16:55
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contour ploughing or terracing


Explanation:
Here's the definition so you can see if it works for you:
contour ploughing, terracing: "Soil conservation on slopes by ploughing horizontally or with furrows at very gentle slopes along which water can scour only very slightly."


    Penguin dictionary of civil engineering
Maureen Young
Italy
Local time: 16:55
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