Examples of fumigate in a Sentence
All the hospital rooms had to be fumigated.
We had to fumigate our apartment to get rid of the ants.
Recent Examples of fumigate from the Web
In a history of the American gas chamber, Scott Christianson states that the fumigating agent Zyklon-B, which was licensed to American Cyanamid by the German company I. G. Farben, was considered as a lethal agent but found to be impractical.
The United States has spent more than a billion dollars on fighting Colombian cocaine by fumigating crops and trying to force farmers to plant substitutes for coca.
The management company then sent someone to fumigate the apartment, blanketing it in white powder.
The Lost Keith Haring Mural in Manhattan Zika Looms Port-au-Prince, Haiti—Government health workers fumigate the streets of Haiti’s capital on September 7 in an effort to stop the spread of mosquitoes that carry Zika and other diseases.
The shipment containing snails was fumigated, the release said.
The AT&T Center has been cleaned and fumigated after its three-week stand as a barnyard.
Stinkbugs can also be pricey for companies that ship goods overseas; American car manufacturers, for instance, have to fumigate or heat products prior to exporting them to certain ports from stinkbug-prone areas.
As the chopper lands, police jump out, to fumigate and depart before a confrontation can occur.
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FUMIGATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fumigate for English Language Learners
: to remove germs, insects, etc., from (a room or building) with smoke or gas that destroys them
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