crop-duster


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crop-dust·er

or crop duster (krŏp′dŭst′ər)
n.
1. A light aircraft equipped for spraying crops with powdered insecticides or fungicides.
2. The pilot of such an aircraft.
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Featuring some of the most iconic sequences in Hitchcock's oeuvre -- the crop-duster and Mount Rushmore scenes, for instance -- in many ways, North by Northwest is the master of suspense at his very best.
The incorrect landing gear, again, saved the Columbine II from being converted to a crop-duster.
He believes, however, that mid-air collisions with crop-duster airplanes remain a concern.
THE world of Cars takes flight in Planes, Disney's animated action comedy featuring Dusty, a crop-duster with a dream and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take on the world's fastest fliers in the greatest air race ever.
The hero, Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), is a single-engine crop-duster who longs to fly in a round-the-world race, even though he's afraid of flying above 1,000 feet.
It became a messy assignment; there was gunfire from army helicopters, and at one point I took a face-full of glyphosate from a crop-duster.
When a fleet of UFOs starts wiping out humanity, the American president, a cocky fighter pilot, a TV repairman and a boozy crop-duster join forces to bring them down.
Both human residents and cattle are affected by the open chemical pools, with the chemicals produced sprayed over the village and surrounding plains by crop-duster aeroplanes, as a means of testing their efficacy.
ALBANY - A crop-duster crashed his plane on landing Thursday morning in Linn County but walked away.
Shannon Middlebrook shot this crop-duster between Anson and Hamlin.
A CROP-DUSTER pilot who crashed into trees and died was distracted by texting and making calls on his mobile phone.
On July 23, 2007, IDPH received media reports that migrant workers in a field had been inadvertently exposed to pyraclostrobin fungicide by a crop-duster plane on July 22.