subsoil


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subsoil

a. the layer of soil beneath the surface soil and overlying the bedrock
b. (as modifier): a subsoil plough

subsoil

[′səb‚sȯil]
(geology)
Soil underlying surface soil.

subsoil

The bed or stratum of earth which lies immediately below the surface soil.
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The subsoil should provide a structure which is able to support the topsoil while having enough fissures within it to allow for good drainage of the soil.
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recent amendments to the Subsoil Law that introduced important
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Indigenous tribes hold title to territorial lands but the government owns the subsoil rights, which it leases to foreign companies.
TO SITE AN OIL WELL, experts need to know the character of the subsoil in which it will be sunk.