fumigator


fumigator
fu•mi•ga•tor
[[t]ˈfyu mɪˌgeɪ tər[/t]] n.
1) a person or thing that fumigates
2) a structure in which plants are fumigated to destroy insects
Etymology: 1850

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Fumigator — Fu mi*ga tor, n. One who, or that which, fumigates; an apparattus for fumigating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fumigator — fumigate ► VERB ▪ disinfect or purify with the fumes of certain chemicals. DERIVATIVES fumigant noun fumigation noun fumigator noun. ORIGIN Latin fumigare, from fumus smoke …   English terms dictionary

  • fumigator — noun see fumigate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fumigator — /fyooh mi gay teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that fumigates. 2. a structure in which plants are fumigated to destroy insects. [1850 55, Amer.; FUMIGATE + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fumigator — noun a) One who fumigates. b) An apparatus for fumigating …   Wiktionary

  • fumigator — FUMIGAT//ÓR fumigatoroáre n. Maşină pentru combaterea dăunătorilor şi bolilor plantelor agricole prin fumegare. /a fumega + suf. fumigatortor Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX …   Dicționar Român

  • fumigator — fu·mi·ga·tor || fjuːmɪgeɪtÉ™(r) n. person or thing which fumigates; structure in which plants are fumigated (to destroy insects) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fumigator — fu·mi·ga·tor …   English syllables

  • fumigator — /ˈfjuməgeɪtə/ (say fyoohmuhgaytuh) noun 1. someone or something that fumigates. 2. a structure in which plants are fumigated to destroy insects …   Australian English dictionary

  • fumigator — noun 1. someone whose job is to fumigate • Derivationally related forms: ↑fumigate • Hypernyms: ↑skilled worker, ↑trained worker, ↑skilled workman 2. a device that generates a gas for the purpose of disinfecting or eradicating pests • …   Useful english dictionary