[ fyoo-mi-guhnt ]
/ ˈfyu mɪ gənt /
any volatile or volatilizable chemical compound used as a disinfectant or pesticide.
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Words nearby fumigant
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Example sentences from the Web for fumigant
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|D. Miller
British Dictionary definitions for fumigant
/ (ˈfjuːmɪɡənt) /
a substance used for fumigating
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Medical definitions for fumigant
[ fyōō′mĭ-gənt ]
A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a disinfectant.
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