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  • noun Alternative spelling of fertilizer.

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

  • noun 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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • "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

  • 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."

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