- n a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
- a of or relating to the axil
- s having or resembling wings
- Apple growers have in fact sued the Natural Resources Defense Council, which sounded an alarm three years ago that Alar, a ripening agent sprayed on the fruit, could cause cancer .
- Carlson perpetuates the bad science and vile scare tactics that made headlines about silicone breast implants and alar.