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center-pivot irrigation

[sen-ter-piv-uh t] /ˈsɛn tərˌpɪv ət/
noun
1.
a method of irrigation, used mainly in the western U.S., in which water is dispersed through a long, segmented arm that revolves about a deep well and covers a circular area from a quarter of a mile to a mile in diameter.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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