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satisfy (thirst)

make less active or intense

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cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water

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In this case, the aggregate sizes could influence the slaking, swelling, and dispersion processes, and consequently the way in which these processes affect the soil K.
They found that the effect of aggregate slaking on [K.
The slaking value (SLV) of each soil sample with each ESP value was calculated by using Eqn 2:
herein after referred to as quick lime, and slaking the quick lime into a hydrated
This section describes a single complete lime storage and slaking
1981; Shainberg and Letey 1984), another important mechanism of seal formation is aggregate disintegration caused by the slaking process (Lado et al.
In order to determine the effects of the slaking process on seal formation, Lado et al.
These results suggest that, when the clay soil is wetted at a fast rate, the slaking mechanism played an important role in seal formation, while in the soils with clay content [less than or equal to] 41%, the effect of slaking on seal formation was less important.
Once there, he plied the boys with vodka and whiskey before slaking his own perverted sexual lust.
Structural stabilisation by organic matter can decrease soil wettability in smectitic soils because slaking is prevented.
Soil slaking is the process of fragmentation that occurs when rapid wetting produces failure of dry, unstable soil aggregates, as a consequence of differential swelling and pressure by entrapped air (Quirk and Panabokke 1962).
Visual observation of the degree of slaking and dispersion of samples from within the top 0.
The reduction in slaking of surface aggregates as carbon content is increased by a period under grass, for example, is well established.
Two distinct processes, slaking and dispersion, are involved in structural destabilisation during wetting (Emerson 1977).
The extent of slaking, swelling, and dispersion and the relative importance of the processes controlling them were found to depend on the salinity and sodicity of the soil (Shainberg and Letey 1984; Abu-Sharar et al.