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fumigate in Cleaning topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfumigatefu‧mi‧gate /ˈfjuːmɪɡeɪt/ verb [transitive]  DHCto remove disease, bacteria, insects etc from somewhere using chemicals, smoke, or gasfumigation /ˌfjuːməˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fumigateOnce the room has been emptied it can be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected or fumigated.When the Prussians withdrew from Croisset, the house had to be fumigated.The house had then to be fumigated, and Ann and 1 were in quarantine for six weeks.Afterwards all the bodies were burned and all the pitch and tar in Funchal were requisitioned to fumigate the streets with bonfires.Some people fumigate with lawn-mower exhaust.