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1. fumigation

the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

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to treat (something contaminated or infected) with fumes or smoke

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈfumiˌgated or ˈfumiˌgating
to expose to the action of fumes, esp. in order to disinfect or kill the vermin in
2.  Archaic
to perfume

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v. fu·mi·gat·ed, fu·mi·gat·ing, fu·mi·gates
To subject to smoke or fumes, especially of certain chemicals, usually in order to exterminate pests or disinfect.
To employ smoke or fumes in order to exterminate or disinfect.

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