Definition of irrigator in US English:

irrigator

noun

  • See irrigate

    • ‘Because it's the Queensland Government's job to regulate its irrigators, there's the perception of state self-interest in this.’
    • ‘I guess I'm not heartened by irrigators suggesting - quite appropriately - that they will now change their practices so that they'll reduce their impact.’
    • ‘A floating pump in New Zealand dairyland sends a slurry of water and manure to small irrigators that pull themselves across a field using water power.’
    • ‘Environmentalists wanted to conserve the water in its natural course; irrigators wanted to keep it from going to waste.’
    • ‘Last year, 125,000 megalitres of water, about 60,000 Olympic swimming pools, was kept back from irrigators to keep the river healthy.’
    • ‘It's only the second time in history that the state's irrigators and domestic users will have their water supply cut; this time by 30 per cent.’

Pronunciation

irrigator

/ˈɪrəˌɡeɪdər//ˈirəˌɡādər/