Fumigate



[fyoo-mi-geyt] /ˈfyu mɪˌgeɪt/

verb (used with object), fumigated, fumigating.
1.
to expose to smoke or , as in disinfecting or exterminating roaches, ants, etc.
/ˈfjuːmɪˌɡeɪt/
verb
1.
to treat (something contaminated or infected) with fumes or smoke
v.

1520s, back-formation from fumigation. Related: Fumigated; fumigating.

fumigate fu·mi·gate (fyōō’mĭ-gāt’)
v. fu·mi·gat·ed, fu·mi·gat·ing, fu·mi·gates
To subject to smoke or fumes, usually in order to exterminate pests or disinfect.
fu’mi·ga’tion n.

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