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  • n. Alternative spelling of fertilizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile

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Examples

  • The Saskatchewan-based company, one of the world's biggest producers of fertiliser, is desperately seeking a white knight-style bidder to escape the clutches of BHP.

    BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto scrap iron-ore joint venture

  • Before they go in, the plants 'roots are dipped in liquid "fertiliser" - basically a home-made concoction of seaweed extract, compost and water.

    Musings from a Stonehead

  • Breivik was said to have been placed on an intelligence watch list in March after apparently buying chemical fertiliser from a Polish company.

    Defiant from the dock, Breivik boasts more will die

  • It will also make available a considerable quantity of organic fertiliser, which is particularly useful for soils subject to erosion.

    Chapter 6

  • Thus, when asked why we call a patent fertiliser good, we may, if we can find a listener, show that the fertiliser is a means to good crops, good crops a means to food, food a means to life, and life a necessary condition of good states of mind.

    Art

  • "It was 6 tonnes of fertiliser, which is a small, normal order for a standard agricultural producer."

    The Guardian World News

  • One of the key members of the so-called fertiliser bomb plot gang, who discussed blowing up the Ministry of Sound nightclub or Bluewater shopping centre, also came from Luton.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "It is an exceptionally valuable fertiliser, which is far better value than artificial fertilisers, where costs have spiralled over recent years."

    FWi - All News

  • Afghan president bans fertiliser used in bombs AFGHAN President Hamid Karzai has banned the sale and possession of ammonium nitrate fertiliser, which is used by Islamist insurgents to make deadly homemade bombs, a statement said today.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The fertiliser is a biosolid which is the end result of waste-water treatment process.

    JamaicaObserver.com | Lead Stories

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