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fumigating

[′fyü·mə‚gād·iŋ]
(engineering)
The use of a chemical compound in a gaseous state to kill insects, nematodes, arachnids, rodents, weeds, and fungi in confined or inaccessible locations; also used to control weeds, nematodes, and insects in the field.
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To address the problem, be set up sensors in the ductways so his team could get immediate air quality readings to pinpoint trouble areas on the go, rather than commit to a time-consuming cycle of fumigating, testing and re-fumigating.
This design also enables superior ventilation for cooling, heating, drying, ripening, and fumigating. The strong, pre-stretched netting eliminates load shifting, yet conforms to all load shapes.
During synod, authorities were fumigating Havana and issuing public health warnings on television, that showed how to dispose of the eggs of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Thursday it has advised two fumigating companies at the New Tokyo International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, to terminate a price cartel as it violates the Antimonopoly Law.
Estoperez said the NFA had started fumigating the pest-infested rice, the cost of which would be shouldered by the supplier.
The upcoming season was conducive for dengue growth and the teams of health department were fumigating across the district while special wards had also been established at the District Headquarters Hospital, he added.
The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is fumigating a large warehouse in Adelaide on the 22 July weekend to ensure Australias strong biosecurity status is maintained.
District Health Officer, Dr Ansar Ishaq said teams were fumigating different areas of the city.
In October 2007, a Filipino woman died and her sister-in-law was hospitalized after fumigating their apartment.