compost

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun rotted vegetation or organic waster, which resembles humus and is used as fertiliser or mulch
  • noun a prepared soil or peat mixture in which plants are grown in horticulture
  • verb to allow organic material to rot and turn into compost
  • verb to put compost onto soil or a particular area of ground

Construction

  • A mixture of organic materials that have decomposed in a humus or earthen material. Used as a lightener and fertilizer when added to soil.
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