treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
To disinfect, purify, or rid of vermin with the fumes of certain chemicals.
Origin: From fumigatus, past participle of fumigare, from fūmus "smoke"
to apply smoke to; to expose to smoke or vapor; to purify, or free from infection, by the use of smoke or vapors
to smoke; to perfume
Origin: [L. fumigate, p. p. of fumigare to fumigate, fr. fumus smoke. See Fume, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fūm′i-gāt, v.t. to expose to smoke or gas, to expose to fumes, as of sulphur, for purposes of disinfecting: to perfume.—ns. Fumigā′tion, act of fumigating or of applying purifying smoke, &c., to; Fum′igator, a brazier for burning disinfectants, &c.—adj. Fum′igatory. [L. fumigāre, -ātum.]
The numerical value of fumigate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fumigate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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