fog·​ger | \ ˈfȯ-gər How to pronounce fogger (audio) , ˈfä-\

Definition of fogger

: an apparatus for spreading a fog of pesticide

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To aid evaporation, Williams installed an an ultrasonic fogger inside the bioreactor. Howie Khan, WSJ, "A Fresh Take on Liquor From Two Noma Alums," 25 Apr. 2018 Aerosol foggers will kill stink bugs that have amassed on ceilings and walls. Sarah Stolz,, "Stink bugs make unwelcome winter guests," 21 Oct. 2017 Many foggers -- commercial aerosol pesticides -- sold over the counter can't even penetrate bedsheets. Emily Bamforth,, "Cleveland ranks as top city for bedbugs: Here's why," 24 Aug. 2017 The division’s web site was redesigned and a mini fleet of truck foggers assembled. Jenny Staletovich, miamiherald, "Miami-Dade braces for mosquito season with new battle plan: fight year round," 24 May 2017 Although the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District rolled out a huge campaign, employing helicopter sprayers, backpack foggers, larvicide and teams of officers, the outbreak lasted two years. Donald G. Mcneil Jr., New York Times, "What We Don’t Know," 19 Aug. 2016 Since mosquitoes rest in dark, humid places like under sinks, in closets, under furniture, and in laundry rooms, use an indoor fogger or indoor insect spray to reach and treat those areas. Kansascity,, "Platte County offers tips for mosquito control," 24 May 2017 The county is in the process of purchasing two trucks equipped with Buffalo turbine foggers to spread larvicide after residents complained about aerial spraying. Jenny Staletovich, miamiherald, "Miami-Dade braces for mosquito season with new battle plan: fight year round," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of fogger

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fogger was in 1946

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