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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.
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.
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 Officer Health Dr Aamir Sheikh said teams were fumigating different areas of the city.
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.
Tenting and fumigating a house will not help you if you have subterranean termites.
Turning on fans to cool down the warehouse is much less expensive - and more environmentally safe - than fumigating.
Vaughn happened onto the idea for fumigating berries with a slowly released derivative of their own fragrance while scanning published lists of compounds that contribute to a ripe berry's characteristic smell.