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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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Kathleen Neal, of Park Lane, Castle Donington, has been taken to court by North West Leicestershire District Council, supported by Leicestershire Police, on numerous occasions since 2015 for persistently harassing neighbour Susan Brookes, often spraying weedkiller through a fence onto the plants next door.
Murray Graham spelled the letters out by spraying weedkiller on the field.
Mr L Carvell, Rainham, Essex Hi Mr Carvell If you want to get rid of all your Boston ivy, you will need to cut the stems right back to the base and then either dig up the stump or apply some glyphosate weedkiller on to the stump.
SPRAY IT: Use a spot weedkiller, taking care not to let it spread on to other plants, preferably a systemic type - glyphosate - which the plants' leaves will absorb and take down to the roots, killing the whole thing.
Steve Hathway, by email AAPPLY weedkiller before they get established.
The only other route is using a weedkiller which is best applied just before they flower.
Systemic weedkiller is absorbed into the plant and travels down the roots to kill it from below the ground.
A SCOTS council has launched a hot new street-cleaning plan - by using warm water instead of weedkiller.
GM Freeze and Friends of the Earth, leading world-wide environmental groups, have called on the European Union to take an "urgent action" against pesticides after their laboratory tests, published on 13 June, found traces of the weedkiller glyphosate in the bodies of people across 18 European countries.
Wait three days after mowing before you apply, this will ensure there is plenty of weed leaf to absorb the weedkiller.
We are pleased that we were able to assist Sinochem to strike a deal with Monsanto to distribute Roundup weedkiller,' Ms Axup said.