Definition of Fertilizer

1. Noun. Any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile.

Definition of Fertilizer

1. n. One who fertilizes; the agent that carries the fertilizing principle, as a moth to an orchid.

Definition of Fertilizer

1. Noun. A natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants. ¹

2. Noun. A chemical compound created to have the same effect. ¹

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Definition of Fertilizer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fertilizer

fertility drugs
fertility rate
fertility ratio
fertility vitamin
fertilization age
fertilization in vitro
fertilized egg
fertilized ovum

Literary usage of Fertilizer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"In the absence of evidence connecting the agent of a fertilizer company with the wrongful conduct of the company, he is not liable for damages caused by a ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"Any person or company who shall offer, sell or expose for sale in this State., any commercial fertilizer, shall affix to every package, in a conspicuous ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1893)
"As powerful coadjutors in building up the fertilizer industry to its present dimensions, may be mentioned the development of the Stassfurt potash mines and ..."

4. Rice Market Liberalization and Poverty in Viet Nam by Nicholas Minot, Francesco Goletti (2000)
"Table 6—Estimates of fertilizer use in rice cultivation in Viet Nam Source: IFPRI ... Fertilizer and Pesticide Use After falling sharply in the late 1970s, ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"Caddo Fertilizer Co." The defendant, the Wappoo Mills, answering the ... (6) That shortly after the fail ure of the Caddo Fertilizer Companv to pay the said ..."

6. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"made an analysis of the fertilizer, is some evidence, but not conclusive, of its suitableness for the purposes which it is represented as accomplishing.1 5. ..."

7. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"To what fertilizer does grass most readily respond? 2. What effect has nitrogen on vegetation? ... What form should fertilizer be in for meadows and why? 6. ..."

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