Fumigating
Fumigate Fu"mi*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fumigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fumigating}.] [L. fumigate, p. p. of fumigare to fumigate, fr. fumus smoke. See {Fume}, n.] 1. To apply smoke to; to expose to smoke or vapor; to purify, or free from infection, by the use of smoke or vapors. [1913 Webster]

2. To smoke; to perfume. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • fumigating — fu·mi·gate || fjuːmɪgeɪt v. expose to smoke or steam for the purpose of disinfecting or exterminating pests …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fumigating — …   Useful english dictionary

  • θυμιάσει — θυμίασις fumigating fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) θυμιάσεϊ , θυμίασις fumigating fem dat sg (epic) θυμίασις fumigating fem dat sg (attic ionic) θῡμιά̱σει , θυμιάω burn so as to produce smoke aor subj act 3rd sg (attic epic doric) θῡμιά̱σει …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • fu|mi|ga|tion — «FYOO muh GAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act of fumigating, as in disinfecting. 2. the generation of odorous smoke or fumes, as in magic rites: »On these the sorcerer threw tobacco, producing a stifling fumigation (Francis Parkman). 3. the smoke or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fumigation — Fum iga tion, n. [Cf. F. fumigation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of fumigating, or applying smoke or vapor, as for disinfection. [1913 Webster] 2. Vapor raised in the process of fumigating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fumigation — noun a) The act of fumigating, or applying smoke or vapor, as for disinfection. b) Vapor raised in the process of fumigating …   Wiktionary

  • fumigation — The act of fumigating; the use of a fumigant. * * * n. the use of gases or vapours to bring about disinfestation of clothing, buildings, etc. Sulphur dioxide, formaldehyde, and chlorine are common fumigating agents. * * * fu·mi·ga·tion… …   Medical dictionary

  • θυμιάσεις — θυμίασις fumigating fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) θυμίασις fumigating fem nom/acc pl (attic) θῡμιά̱σεις , θυμιάω burn so as to produce smoke aor subj act 2nd sg (attic epic doric) θῡμιά̱σεις , θυμιάω burn so as to produce smoke fut ind act 2nd sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Fumigate — Fu mi*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fumigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fumigating}.] [L. fumigate, p. p. of fumigare to fumigate, fr. fumus smoke. See {Fume}, n.] 1. To apply smoke to; to expose to smoke or vapor; to purify, or free from infection, by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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