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fu·mi·gate

(fyū'mi-gāt),
To expose to the action of smoke or of fumes of any kind as a means of disinfection or eradication.
[L. fumigo pp. -atus, to fumigate, fr. fumus, smoke, + ago, to drive]

fumigate

(fyo͞o′mĭ-gāt′)
v. fumi·gated, fumi·gating, fumi·gates
v.tr.
To subject to smoke or fumes, especially of certain chemicals, usually in order to exterminate pests or disinfect.
v.intr.
To employ smoke or fumes in order to exterminate or disinfect.

fu′mi·ga′tion n.
fu′mi·ga′tor n.

fu·mi·gate

(fyū'mi-gāt)
To expose to the action of smoke or fumes as a means of disinfection or eradication.
[L. fumigo pp. -atus, to fumigate, fr. fumus, smoke, + ago, to drive]

fu·mi·gate

(fyū'mi-gāt)
To expose to action of smoke or fumes of any kind to disinfect or eradicate.
[L. fumigo pp. -atus, to fumigate, fr. fumus, smoke, + ago, to drive]
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The safety and comfort of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority so, as a precaution, the aircraft will be fumigated before its next flight, EZY6884 to Glasgow, which is delayed overnight as a result.
Pest control operators are required to measure the level of sulfuryl fluoride remaining in each room of the fumigated space until all measurements are below the EPA approved concentration of 1 part per million or less before buildings are cleared for reentry.
"Preliminary data indicates that trees planted after a 1-year or 2-year MaxQ grass cover crop and trees planted in fumigated soil are significantly larger than trees in unfumigated soil," says Nyczepir.
Word has spread that their equipment is fumigated regularly and that gives clients without bed bugs peace of mind.
This would also allow time for planes to be fumigated.
She further revealed that the plane was later fumigated, and returned to service the following day.
Saleh said he has fumigated his house at his own expense despite not being well off.
My flat has been fumigated three times but the cockroaches are obviously in other parts of the building.
Will the Sherlock Holmes books be fumigated because the great detective puffs a pipe?.
Mr Cupples said: "I rang pest control and they fumigated the house.
In the chloroform fumigation-incubation procedure, soil samples are split and one portion is fumigated for 24 h with a saturating amount of chloroform vapor, which kills most, but not all, of the viable microbial biomass.