fumigation fumigation  /ˌfju mə ˈɡeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

Usage(s):

  1. With Orwellian thoroughness, fumigation squads swept through airport, hotel, plazas, streets.
  2. After fumigation the ship must be aerated, dead rats searched out.
  3. He had stayed in his hiding place for several days without food and had withstood the danger of asphyxiation during the fumigation of the ship prior to its departure.

News

  1. Homes tented for fumigation targeted by burglars in Ventura

    Since March, several residents have reported their homes burglarized during a scheduled fumigation.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  2. Burglars target fumigated homes

    Police are warning residents that burglars are targeting homes and businesses undergoing fumigation. According to a recent press release by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, burglars cut through the tents used by fumigation companies to cover buildings in order to steal jewelry, money and electronics from the untended homes and businesses. read more
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Moorpark Acorn

  3. Crooks targeting fumigated homes

    Police are warning residents that burglars are targeting homes and businesses undergoing fumigation. According to a recent press release by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, burglars cut through the tents used by fumigation companies to cover buildings in order to steal jewelry, money and electronics from the untended homes and businesses. read more
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Camarillo Acorn

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Quotes

  1. "It's our way of celebrating the fumigation of Washington," said L. Brent Bozell III, host of the "funeral" for the Clinton years.
    on May 27, 2008 By: Brent Bozell Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We consider it a hostile act by the Colombian government; we cannot accept fumigation on our northern frontier," Correa told reporters at a news conference in Buenos Aires, where he met with President Nestor Kirchner on Wednesday.
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Rafael Correa Source: CNN

  3. "It is virtually impossible to contain the gas when it is released directly into the atmosphere, so everybody working or living near to the fumigation area is at risk," Ms Kedgley said.
    on May 17, 2010 By: Sue Kedgley Source: Stuff.co.nz

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