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fumigant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fumigant a chemical substance used in fumigation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fumigant Fuming.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fumigant Fuming.
    • n fumigant A substance used in fumigation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. fumigans, p. pr., of fumigare,. See Fumigate

Usage

In literature:

His thoughts, however, seemed too deep for utterance, for he subsided quietly into a state of silent fumigation.
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
Only then would I be able to remove the lower port tube, weld the cavity, seal the ship and fumigate.
"The Marooner" by Charles A. Stearns
If there are any wasps up there I can fumigate them out.
"The Squirrel Inn" by Frank R. Stockton
They may be destroyed by fumigation, the same as for flies.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The letter will not smell good because I shall fumigate it, on account of Elizabeth's babies.
"The Very Small Person" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
Antiseptic fumigations and vapours have been long employed, and much extolled in cases of this kind.
"Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air" by Joseph Priestley
Fumigation with tobacco or tar may cause the worm to release its hold if it can not be removed by other means.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
She shall be fumigated.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
No, sir, no; we are fumigated, ventilated, scented, powdered, purged as with hyssop.
"The Advocate" by Charles Heavysege
The house must be fumigated, and the trees syringed on the least appearance of aphis.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
One day he wished to have the room fumigated.
"A Week at Waterloo in 1815" by Magdalene De Lancey
I'll have some of that handy, and will make such a fumigation that Master Nasias won't have enough breath left to sing a bar.
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
Zurdoki, too, during his residence at Kassa, received a foreign letter which was delivered to him open and fumigated.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
Fumigants were spread in every room.
"Thompson's Cat" by Robert Moore Williams
Next day, Ichabod quite forgot to stop at the town in order to secure the fumigating powders from the physician.
"When the Cock Crows" by Waldron Baily
If this ship is harboring any ghosts, I'll fumigate them out.
"The Frontier Boys in the Sierras" by Wyn Roosevelt
Let's get out the fumigating machine.
"Northern Diamonds" by Frank Lillie Pollock
A stream that had such a lot of sewers flowing into it required fumigation.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
The secret despatches of Russian diplomatists are fumigated with some equivocal perfume.
"Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century" by Karl Marx
The ship was thoroughly fumigated and the cargo discharged as rapidly as was consistent with safe supervision.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
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In news:

Registrants must provide safety information for fumigant handlers about practices that can reduce exposure to fumigants and improve safety for workers and bystanders.
Fumigant users must prepare a written, site-specific fumigant management plan before fumigation begins.
Public health advocates and conventional farmers have found something to agree on in the controversy surrounding the fumigant methyl iodide: It's very potent stuff.
After more than a year of litigation and unrelenting activist opposition to the fumigant methyl iodide, manufacturer Arysta LifeScience late Tuesday announced its intention to suspend sales of the product in the United States.
Public health advocates and conventional farmers have found something to agree on in the controversy surrounding the fumigant methyl iodide : It's very potent stuff.
But one such poison, a fumigant called methyl iodide, has been making headlines.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently renewed the registration without time limitations for MIDAS, a broad-spectrum soil fumigant that controls a broad range of soil-borne diseases, nematodes, weed seeds and insects.
The maker of the controversial pesticide methyl iodide, used primarily to fumigate strawberries, has agreed to remove all of its products from the US market and end sales permanently.
After more than a year of litigation and unrelenting activist opposition to the fumigant methyl iodide, manufacturer Arysta LifeScience late Tuesday announced its intention to suspend sales of the product in the United States.
But one such poison, a fumigant called methyl iodide, has been making headlines.
California to register MIDAS soil fumigant.
Arysta LifeScience announced the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) will register MIDAS for commercial use once regulations take effect to designate the fumigant as a restricted material.
If Berkeley said orange oil isn't effective, aren't I wasting my time and shouldn't I just go with the fumigation.
There is no part of site preparation that a grower can afford to be lackadaisical about, says Dale England (right), who runs a fumigation business with his brother Len.
Thieves Strike While Building Tented for Fumigation.
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