What is another word for fumigation?

Pronunciation: [fjˌuːmɪɡˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Fumigation is a term used to describe the process of using chemicals, gases or smoke to kill pests or insects in a particular area. There are various synonyms for the term fumigation, that can be used inter-changeably. Some synonyms of fumigation include pest control, insecticide, extermination, disinfection, sanitization, elimination, purification, and decontamination. All of these synonyms refer to the process of eradicating harmful organisms, including insects, rodents, and microorganisms. Fumigation is a common technique used in agriculture, pest control, and the food industry to prevent infections and keep living areas and products safe. Regardless of the term used, the primary goal of fumigation is to eliminate harmful organisms and keep people and products healthy and safe.

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Usage examples for Fumigation

He ascended slowly, puffing out the smoke of his cigar before him with a certain skill, so that his progress was a form of fumigation.
"Roden's Corner"
Henry Seton Merriman
I gave her the incense for the fumigation, and told her what psalms to recite, and then we had a delicious supper.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
All ages, all Sexes, all Constitutions, Young and Old, Men and Women, the Sanguine, the Cholerick, the Melancholy, the phlegmatick, take it without any manifest inconvenience, it quencheth thirst, and yet will make one more able, and fit to drink; it abates hunger, and yet will get one a good stomach; it is agreeable with mirth or sadness, with feasting and with fasting; it will make one rest that wants sleep, and will keep one waking that is drowsie; it hath an offensive smell to some, and is more desirable than any perfume to others; that it is a most excellent preservative, both experience and reason do teach; it corrects the air by fumigation, and it avoids corrupt humours by Salivation; for when one takes it either by Chewing it in the leaf, or Smoaking it in the pipe, the humors are drawn and brought from all parts of the body, to the stomach, and from thence rising up to the mouth of the Tobacconist, as to the helme of a Sublimatory, are voided and spitten out.
"The Social History of Smoking"
G. L. Apperson

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