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Definition of the noun a-horizon
What does a-horizon mean as a name of something?
- the top layer of a soil profile; usually contains humus
- examples: Death is only a horizon, and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. | Death is only a horizon. And a horizon is just the edge of our field of view.
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- alternative spelling: A horizon
- instance of: soil horizon = a layer in a soil profile
- substance: humus = partially decomposed organic matter
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Wetland Indicators (1999)
A Guide to Wetland Identification, Delineation, Classification, and Mapping by Ralph W. Tiner
Since the A-horizon is the layer with high organic matter content, the distribution of the various A-horizons now buried in the subsoil yields the characteristic irregular carbon content with depth. This carbon content can be measured in the ...
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