What does fumigation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fumigation(noun)

    the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

Wiktionary

  1. fumigation(Noun)

    The act of fumigating, or applying smoke or vapor, as for disinfection.

  2. fumigation(Noun)

    Vapor raised in the process of fumigating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fumigation(noun)

    the act of fumigating, or applying smoke or vapor, as for disinfection

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fumigation.]

  2. Fumigation(noun)

    vapor raised in the process of fumigating

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fumigation.]

Freebase

  1. Fumigation

    Fumigation is a method of pest control that completely fills an area with gaseous pesticides—or fumigants—to suffocate or poison the pests within. It is utilized for control of pests in buildings, soil, grain, and produce, and is also used during processing of goods to be imported or exported to prevent transfer of exotic organisms. This method also affects the structure itself, affecting pests that inhabit the physical structure, such as woodborers and drywood termites.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fumigation

    The application of smoke, vapor, or gas for the purpose of disinfecting or destroying pests or microorganisms.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. fumigation

    To correct and purify an infectious or confined atmosphere, such as is often found in transports, fumigations are necessary. The materials recommended for the purpose are brimstone with saw-dust; or nitre with vitriolic acid; or common salt with the same acid.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumigation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumigation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of fumigation in a Sentence

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    Fumigation has high visibility -- high political visibility -- but we are not sure that it really is extremely effective in fighting the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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