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Dirty vs. Soil

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Dirtyadjective

Unclean; covered with or containing unpleasant substances such as dirt or grime.

‘Despite a walk in the rain, my shoes weren't too dirty.’;

Soilnoun

(uncountable) A mixture of sand and organic material, used to support plant growth.

Dirtyadjective

That makes one unclean; corrupting, infecting.

‘Don't put that in your mouth, dear. It's dirty.’;

Soilnoun

(uncountable) The unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.

Dirtyadjective

Morally unclean; obscene or indecent, especially sexually.

‘At the reception, Uncle Nick got drunk and told dirty jokes to the bridesmaids.’;

Soilnoun

(uncountable) The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that has been subjected to and shows effects of genetic and environmental factors of: climate (including water and temperature effects), and macro- and microorganisms, conditioned by relief, acting on parent material over a period of time. A product-soil differs from the material from which it is derived in many physical, chemical, biological, and morphological properties and characteristics.

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Dirtyadjective

Dishonourable; violating accepted standards or rules.

‘He might have scored, but it was a dirty trick that won him the penalty.’;

Soilnoun

Country or territory.

‘The refugees returned to their native soil.’; ‘Kenyan soil’;

Dirtyadjective

Corrupt, illegal, or improper.

‘I won't accept your dirty money!’;

Soilnoun

That which soils or pollutes; a stain.

Dirtyadjective

Out of tune.

‘You need to tune that guitar: the G string sounds dirty.’;

Soilnoun

A marshy or miry place to which a hunted boar resorts for refuge; hence, a wet place, stream, or tract of water, sought for by other game, as deer.

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Dirtyadjective

Of color, discolored by impurities.

‘The old flag was a dirty white.’;

Soilnoun

Dung; compost; manure.

‘night soil’;

Dirtyadjective

(computing) Containing data needing to be written back to memory or disk.

‘Occasionally it reads the sector into a dirty buffer, which means it needs to sync the dirty buffer first.’;

Soilnoun

Faeces or urine etc. when found on clothes.

Dirtyadjective

(slang) Carrying illegal drugs among one's possessions or inside of one's bloodstream.

‘None of y'all get into my car if you're dirty.’;

Soilnoun

A bag containing soiled items.

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Dirtyadjective

(informal) Used as an intensifier, especially in conjunction with "great".

‘He lives in a dirty great mansion.’;

Soilnoun

A wet or marshy place in which a boar or other such game seeks refuge when hunted.

Dirtyadjective

Sleety; gusty; stormy.

‘dirty weather’;

Soilverb

(transitive) To make dirty.

Dirtyadverb

In a dirty manner.

‘to play dirty’;

Soilverb

(intransitive) To become dirty or soiled.

‘Light colours soil sooner than dark ones.’;

Dirtyverb

(transitive) To make (something) dirty.

Soilverb

To stain or mar, as with infamy or disgrace; to tarnish; to sully.

Dirtyverb

(transitive) To stain or tarnish (somebody) with dishonor.

Soilverb

(reflexive) To dirty one's clothing by accidentally defecating while clothed.

Dirtyverb

(transitive) To debase by distorting the real nature of (something).

Soilverb

To make invalid, to ruin.

Dirtyverb

(intransitive) To become soiled.

Soilverb

To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.

Dirtyadjective

Defiled with dirt; foul; nasty; filthy; not clean or pure; serving to defile; as, dirty hands; dirty water; a dirty white.

Soilverb

To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an enclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food.

‘to soil a horse’;

Dirtyadjective

Sullied; clouded; - applied to color.

Soilverb

To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an inclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food; as, to soil a horse.

Dirtyadjective

Sordid; base; groveling; as, a dirty fellow.

‘The creature's at his dirty work again.’;

Soilverb

To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.

‘Men . . . soil their ground, not that they love the dirt, but that they expect a crop.’;

Dirtyadjective

Sleety; gusty; stormy; as, dirty weather.

‘Storms of wind, clouds of dust, an angry, dirty sea.’;

Soilverb

To make dirty or unclean on the surface; to foul; to dirty; to defile; as, to soil a garment with dust.

‘Our wonted ornaments now soiled and stained.’;

Dirtyverb

To foul; to make filthy; to soil; as, to dirty the clothes or hands.

Soilverb

To stain or mar, as with infamy or disgrace; to tarnish; to sully.

Dirtyverb

To tarnish; to sully; to scandalize; - said of reputation, character, etc.

Soilverb

To become soiled; as, light colors soil sooner than dark ones.

Dirtyverb

make soiled, filthy, or dirty;

‘don't soil your clothes when you play outside!’;

Soilnoun

The upper stratum of the earth; the mold, or that compound substance which furnishes nutriment to plants, or which is particularly adapted to support and nourish them.

Dirtyadjective

soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime;

‘dirty unswept sidewalks’; ‘a child in dirty overalls’; ‘dirty slums’; ‘piles of dirty dishes’; ‘put his dirty feet on the clean sheet’; ‘wore an unclean shirt’; ‘mining is a dirty job’; ‘Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves’;

Soilnoun

Land; country.

‘Must I thus leave thee, Paradise? thus leaveThee, native soil?’;

Dirtyadjective

(of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency;

‘dirty words’; ‘a dirty old man’; ‘dirty books and movies’; ‘boys telling dirty jokes’; ‘has a dirty mouth’;

Soilnoun

Dung; fæces; compost; manure; as, night soil.

‘Improve land by dung and other sort of soils.’;

Dirtyadjective

vile; despicable;

‘a dirty (or lousy) trick’; ‘a filthy traitor’;

Soilnoun

A marshy or miry place to which a hunted boar resorts for refuge; hence, a wet place, stream, or tract of water, sought for by other game, as deer.

‘As deer, being stuck, fly through many soils,Yet still the shaft sticks fast.’; ‘O, sir, have you taken soil here? It is well a man may reach you after three hours' running.’;

Dirtyadjective

spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination;

‘the air near the foundry was always dirty’; ‘the air near the foundry was always dirty’; ‘a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout’;

Soilnoun

That which soils or pollutes; a soiled place; spot; stain.

‘A lady's honor . . . will not bear a soil.’;

Dirtyadjective

contaminated with infecting organisms;

‘dirty wounds’; ‘obliged to go into infected rooms’;

Soilnoun

the state of being covered with unclean things

Dirtyadjective

(of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear;

‘dirty’; ‘a dirty (or dingy) white’; ‘the muddied gray of the sea’; ‘muddy colors’; ‘dirty-green walls’; ‘dirty-blonde hair’;

Soilnoun

the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

Dirtyadjective

(of a manuscript) defaced with changes;

‘foul (or dirty) copy’;

Soilnoun

material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use);

‘the land had never been plowed’; ‘good agricultural soil’;

Dirtyadjective

obtained illegally or by improper means;

‘dirty money’; ‘ill-gotten gains’;

Soilnoun

the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state;

‘American troops were stationed on Japanese soil’;

Dirtyadjective

expressing or revealing hostility or dislike;

‘dirty looks’;

Soilverb

make soiled, filthy, or dirty;

‘don't soil your clothes when you play outside!’;

Dirtyadjective

violating accepted standards or rules;

‘a dirty fighter’; ‘used foul means to gain power’; ‘a nasty unsporting serve’; ‘fined for unsportsmanlike behavior’;

Soil

Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life. Earth's body of soil, called the pedosphere, has four important functions: as a medium for plant growth as a means of water storage, supply and purification as a modifier of Earth's atmosphere as a habitat for organismsAll of these functions, in their turn, modify the soil and its properties.

Dirtyadjective

unethical or dishonest;

‘dirty police officers’; ‘a sordid political campaign’;

Dirtyadjective

unpleasantly stormy;

‘there's dirty weather in the offing’;

Dirtyadjective

covered or marked with an unclean substance

‘a tray of dirty cups and saucers’; ‘her boots were dirty’;

Dirtyadjective

causing a person or place to become unclean

‘farming is a hard, dirty job’;

Dirtyadjective

(of a nuclear weapon) producing considerable radioactive fallout.

Dirtyadjective

(of an activity) dishonest; dishonourable

‘he had a reputation for dirty dealing’;

Dirtyadjective

using illegal drugs.

Dirtyadjective

used to emphasize one's disgust for someone or something

‘you dirty rat!’;

Dirtyadjective

concerned with sex in a lewd or obscene way

‘he told a stream of dirty jokes’;

Dirtyadjective

(of weather) rough, stormy, and unpleasant.

Dirtyadjective

(of a colour) not bright or pure; dull

‘the sea was a waste of dirty grey’;

Dirtyadjective

(of popular music) having a distorted or rasping tone

‘Nirvana's dirty guitar sound’;

Dirtyadverb

used for emphasis

‘a dirty great slab of stone’;

Dirtyverb

make dirty

‘she didn't like him dirtying her nice clean towels’;

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