Abc-soil meaning

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A vertical section of soil made up of three distinct layers: the top layer (A-horizon) is mostly humus, the middle layer (B-horizon) is of clay and oxidized material, and the bottom layer (C-horizon) consists of loose rock and other mineral materials.
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Soil in which A, B, and C horizons can be seen as three distinct layers in vertical section.
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(usually capitalized) Soil that has a well-differentiated profile, with the three types or horizons of soil.
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Soil in which A, B, and C horizons can be seen as three distinct layers in a vertical section.
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