- any volatile or volatilizable chemical compound used as a disinfectant or pesticide.
Origin of fumigant
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Related Words for fumigantdetergent, deodorant, purifier, soap, cleanser, cosmetic, disinfectant, abrasive, cathartic, suds, polish, antiseptic, purgative, lather, fumigant, scourer, fumigator, antiperspirant, abstergent, deodorizer
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The strength at which this fumigant is used is one part in 800 parts of water, and is applied as a spray.Garden Pests in New Zealand
- a substance used for fumigating
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- A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a disinfectant.
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