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  1. [soil science] A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen.

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Google previewDesign and Construction (2007)

by Rick Best, Gerard de Valence

Gley is a biological 'plastic' membrane, naturally found in bogs and traditionally used for sealing ponds and dams that has potential for extensive use in the construction industry. The Russian process used to produce this membrane involves ...

Google previewEuropean Ecosystems (2012)

by G. Marcuzzi

Gley is an almost permanently sodden soil, sometimes even flooded, anyway with a great amount of interstitial water. The humus may belong to a moder or to a mull. The sub-soil is compact, and gleyed. Generally there is a variable amount of ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Guide to Natural Farming and Sustainable Living (2016)

Permaculture for Beginners by Nicole Faires

Gley is a layer of fermented manure. This is described in “Building the Dam” on page 64. 4. The edges of the pond will need to be stabilized with rocks of varying sizes, bamboo, grass ledges, or logs, especially at first, before other plants step ...

Google previewThe Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)

by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape

Gleification: See Gley Gley Gley is a sticky waterlogged soil, lacking in oxygen and typically grey to blue in color. When soil is waterlogged and inadequately aerated for long periods, the soil iron is reduced to its ferrous state. This causes spots ...

Google previewNew York Medical Journal (1920)

That this should be the case in a secretory structure like the cell membrane of Gley is a natural deduction, since we know the relation of the posterior pituitary to renal function and to renal excretion. - The great and complex metabolic changes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2007)

by Ward Chesworth

Gley formation. (Schlichting and Schwertmann, 1973). The redox–pH conditions in hydric soils (Figure H7) lead to the reduction of iron and manganese and the production of soluble and therefore easily mobilized species (FeII and MnII) from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

gley The product of waterlogged soil conditions, and hence an anaerobic environment; it encourages the reduction of iron compounds by micro-organisms and often causes mottling ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

The water may either be perched on a heavier impermeable horizon below, as in the PEATY GLEY PODZOL, or the result of a high groundwater table in areas near drainage lines. If the gleying is seasonal, the profile may have ochreous mot - ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

gley (glei) A waterlogged soil lacking in oxygen, in which raw humus accumulates as a result of lack of decomposition by bacteria. The defining feature is the gley horizon below the humus – blue-grey ...

Google previewThe Students' Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1896)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical Terms, Together with Much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, Etc. ... by Alexander Duane

Glycochollc acid (gley"ko-koh'lik). [Gly- cocine + cholic] A crystalline biliary acid, C»H«NO«, compounded of glycocine and cholic acid. Ite salts (Glycocho'iates), especially that of sodium, form the chief biliary salt of ox-bile, and also occur in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1900)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane

Glycochollc acid (gley"koh-koh'lik). [Gly- co-eine + chclic] A crystalline biliary aeid , CaelloNOs, compounded of glycocine aud cho- lic acid. Its salts (GlycocbxTlates ), especially that of sodium, form the chief biliary salt of ox-bile, and also occur ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1808)

Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations, by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers; Shewing Their Affinity to Those of Other Languages, and Especially the Northern; Explaining Many Terms, Which, Though Now Obsolete in England by John Jamieson

To GLEY, GLYE, v. n. 1. To squint to look, obliquely, S. Gly, Lincolns. ; gly, glee, A . Bor. ; skellie, synon. 2. Metaph. to overlook. “There's a time to glye, and a time to look even;” S. Prov. There is a time when a man must overlook things, which at ...

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Gley Meaning

Video shows what gley means. A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen.. gley synonyms: gleysol, gleisol. Gley Meaning.

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The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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