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weedkiller

(ˈwiːdˌkɪlə)
n
(Botany) a substance, usually a chemical or hormone, used for killing weeds

weed•kill•er

(ˈwidˌkɪl ər)

n.
a herbicide.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weedkiller - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growthweedkiller - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
Agent Orange - a herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas
As, atomic number 33, arsenic - a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
atrazine - a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide; "atrazine is thought to cause cancer and is banned in some European countries"
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
linuron - a herbicide that kills weeds without harming vegetables
paraquat - a poisonous yellow solid used in solution as a herbicide
silvex - a herbicide that is effective in controlling woody plants but is toxic to animals
simazine - a herbicide used to control weeds (especially among crops)
Translations
مادَّة كيماوِيَّه قاتِلَة للأعْشابمُبِيدُ الَأعْشَابِ الضَارَّة
herbicid
ukrudtsmiddel
rikkaruohomyrkky
herbicid
gyomirtó
illgresiseyîir
除草剤
제초제
herbicíd
ogräsmedel
ยากำจัดวัชพืช
yabani ot ilâcıyabani ot öldürücü
thuốc diệt cỏ dại

weedkiller

[ˈwiːdˌkɪlə>ʳ] Nherbicida m

weedkiller

nUnkrautvernichter m, → Unkrautbekämpfungsmittel nt

weed

(wiːd) noun
any wild plant, especially when growing among cultivated plants or where it is not wanted. The garden is full of weeds.
verb
to remove weeds (from). to weed the garden.
ˈweedkiller noun
a chemical etc used to kill weeds.
weed out
to remove (things which are unwanted) from a group or collection.

weedkiller

مُبِيدُ الَأعْشَابِ الضَارَّة herbicid ukrudtsmiddel Unkrautvertilger ζιζανιοκτόνο herbicida rikkaruohomyrkky désherbant herbicid diserbante 除草剤 제초제 onkruidverdelger ugrasmiddel środek chwastobójczy herbicida гербицид ogräsmedel ยากำจัดวัชพืช yabani ot öldürücü thuốc diệt cỏ dại 除草剂
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A SCOTS council has launched a hot new street-cleaning plan - by using warm water instead of weedkiller.
Gardening's Senior Researcher, she says: "Using a gun to spray weedkiller over a large area can leave you with aching hands.
Retired council gardener Peter Fawcett was dismayed when he saw that weedkiller had been sprayed around the edges of grass verges, leaving a swathe of dead grass.
You can control it by cutting it in early summer or spraying with a systemic weedkiller.
Wait three days after mowing before you apply, this will ensure there is plenty of weed leaf to absorb the weedkiller.
May As weeds grow, use a liquid lawn weedkiller, or remove large weeds by hand.
We are pleased that we were able to assist Sinochem to strike a deal with Monsanto to distribute Roundup weedkiller,' Ms Axup said.
They don't appear to have been treated with weedkiller or addressed manually.
Treat new shoots with weedkiller before they start climbing.
nuneatonbornandbred * I WOULD prefer it if the council didn't use weedkiller actually
Weedridden lawns may need treating more thoroughly with a liquid or granular weedkiller.
New legislation means only contact herbicides can be used - which tackle weeds once they become visible, and the council has teamed up with Nomix Enviro Ltd, who will spread weedkiller in spring, mid and late summer.