Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a pesticide or disinfectant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any substance used, in the gaseous state, to fumigate or disinfect

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fuming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fuming.
  • n. A substance used in fumigation.

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

  • n. a chemical substance used in fumigation

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin fūmigāns, fūmigant-, present participle of fūmigāre, to smoke; see fumigate.

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