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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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Moreover, in 2005, 128 licensed fumigators were given permission to use methyl bromide in ten countries, whereas in 2007, there were 57 in five countries and zero in 2009 (European Commission, 2006; European Initiative, 2008).
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What is particularly refreshing and instructive in this fine book is the recurrence of pecuniary motives alleged by the prosecutors, admitted by the accused, and underlined by our author: plague-workers (cleaners, fumigators, removers of corpses, barber-surgeons, grave-diggers, etc.) stood to benefit by plague.
In one club in upscale Palermo Viejo, at least 1,000 people clamored for a chance to crowd in and use their paper "credits"--another money substitute--to pick up food or used clothing or offer their skills as hairdressers, fumigators or aromatherapists.
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The fair trade watchdog also issued a warning to Japan Airlines and International Cargo Terminal on suspicion they formed a cartel to regulate the use of their fumigating warehouses by the two fumigators at the airport.