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soils, plural;
  1. Feed (cattle) on fresh-cut green fodder (originally for the purpose of purging them)

  1. Waste matter, esp. sewage containing excrement

  2. A stain or discoloring mark

  1. dirt: the state of being covered with unclean things
  2. dirty: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
  3. the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
  4. land: 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"
  5. territory: the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"
  6. Soil is a natural body consisting of layers (soil horizons) of mineral constituents of variable thicknesses, which differ from the parent materials in their morphological, physical, chemical, and mineralogical characteristics. ...
  7. Soil, often typeset as SOiL, is an American alternative metal band that formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1997. The band currently comprises vocalist Jordan Lee, guitarist Adam Zadel, bassist Tim King and drummer Mike Tignino. ...
  8. Soil is the debut EP from the Chicago metal band Soil. According to vocalist Ryan McCombs, this release was referred to by the band as "the worm disc." The tracks "Broken Wings" and "She" would be featured again on a second EP, El Chupacabra, in 1998. ...
  9. System of a Down, also known by the acronym SOAD and often shortened as System, is an Armenian-American rock band from Southern California, formed in 1994. ...
  10. System of a Down is the debut album by American alternative metal band System of a Down, first released in 1998. The album was certified gold by the RIAA on February 2, 2000. Two years later, after the success of Toxicity, it was certified platinum. The album is the band's heaviest.
  11. A mixture of sand and organic material, used to support plant growth; 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; The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth ...
  12. (Soils) Consisting of minerals, organic matter, water and air, sometimes a million years old, soils are a vital link in our food chain. Without soils there can be no plants for animals or us to eat. David Brower was fond of saying "We have to stop treating soils like dirt."
  13. (Soils) Foreign matter on a part of the substrate to be cleaned in a pre-treatment system.
  14. (Soils) any material that contaminates equipment (ea. grease, scale, burned on food or other food residues).
  15. Soils are spots, marks, residues or stains caused by soiling.  Soils can be caused by oils, greases, fires, clay, sand, dust, smoke etc.
  16. Weathered rocks and minerals combined with air, water and organic matter that can support plants.
  17. Undesirable material on a surface and yet not an integral part of the surface. Oil, grease and dirt can be soils; a decarburized skin or excess hard chromium are not soils. Loose scale is soil; hard scale may be an integral part of the surface and hence, not soil.
  18. A complex mixture of weathered rock material, partially decomposed organic molecules, and a host of living organisms.
  19. Unconsolidated materials above bedrock.
  20. Unconsolidated earth material composing the superficial geologic strata (material overlying bedrock) consisting of clay, silt, sand or gravel size particles as classified by the U.S. ...
  21. tiny rocks, sand, silt, clay plus decomposers plus organic matter.
  22. (Karnatka, Mizoram, Andaman, Goa, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu)
  23. In the United States, about 70,000 kinds of soil are recognized in the nationwide system of classification. Each has a unique set of characteristics and a potential for use. ...
  24. Soil is the layer of minerals and organic matter that forms the earth’s crust. It is formed over time by the interaction of climate and living organisms on parent material, which can be a mixture of inorganic and organic materials.
  25. A natural body synthesized over time from a mixture of inorganic and organic parent materials, now supporting living plants. Soils with depth have natural horizons (layers) that give them their properties. Such properties include texture, color, structure, and bulk density.