Fumigation and smoke

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  • dojibear

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    English - Northeast US
    Fumigation can use smoke, but it is using smoke in a specific way: filling a building with smoke (or poison gas) to kill bugs and other pests (rats) that cannot be reached in other ways, because they hide behind walls.

    Fumigation is a noun for an activity (fumigating). Smoke is a general term for....um, smoke.
     
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