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fer·til·iz·er

 (fûr′tl-ī′zər)
n.
Any of a large number of natural and synthetic materials, including manure and nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium compounds, spread on or worked into soil to increase its capacity to support plant growth.

fertilizer

(ˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪzə) or

fertiliser

n
1. (Agriculture) any substance, such as manure or a mixture of nitrates, added to soil or water to increase its productivity
2. (Biology) an object or organism such as an insect that fertilizes an animal or plant

fer•ti•liz•er

(ˈfɜr tlˌaɪ zər)

n.
1. any substance used to fertilize the soil.
2. one that fertilizes.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fertilizer - any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertilefertilizer - any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer - a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
soda niter, sodium nitrate - (NaNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
niter, nitre, potassium nitrate, saltpeter, saltpetre - (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
ammonium nitrate - used as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant

fertilizer

noun compost, muck, manure, dung, guano, marl, bone meal, dressing Add some fertilizer to the soil.
Translations
hnojivoumělé hnojivo
gødning
lannoiteapulantakeinolannoite
gnojivo
műtrágyatrágya
áburîur
肥料
비료
hnojivo
gnojilo
gödsel
ปุ๋ย
phân bón

fertilizer

[ˈfɜːtɪlaɪzəʳ] N (for soil, land) → abono m (artificial), fertilizante m

fertilizer

[ˈfɜːrtɪlaɪzər] fertiliser (British) nengrais m

fertilizer

nDünger m, → Düngemittel nt; artificial fertilizerKunstdünger m

fertilizer

[ˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪzəʳ] nfertilizzante m

fertile

(ˈfəːtail) adjective
1. producing a lot. fertile fields; a fertile mind/imagination.
2. able to produce fruit, children, young animals etc. fertile seed.
ferˈtility (-ˈti-) noun
the state or condition of being fertile.
fertilize, fertilise (-ti-) verb
to make fertile. He fertilized his fields with manure; An egg must be fertilized before it can develop.
ˌfertiliˈzation, ˌfertiliˈsation noun
ˈfertilizer, ˈfertiliser (-ti-) noun
a substance (manure, chemicals etc) used to make land (more) fertile.

fertilizer

سَماد hnojivo gødning Düngemittel λίπασμα abono, fertilizante lannoite engrais gnojivo fertilizzante 肥料 비료 kunstmest gjødsel nawóz adubo удобрение gödsel ปุ๋ย gübre phân bón 肥料

fertilizer

n. fertilizante.
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