Definition of disinfestation in English:

disinfestation

noun

  • See disinfest

    • ‘In the past, the use of heat disinfestation has been seriously constrained by its high cost compared with chemical options.’
    • ‘Information on disinfestation and sterilization, where available, is shown together for each pest species and is accessed through a single search function.’
    • ‘Heat is commonly used as a physical disinfestation treatment for fruit flies.’
    • ‘Mr Brash says new disinfestation solutions are required for these existing markets and to open up new market opportunities.’
    • ‘This is done through inspections, sampling and disinfestations.’

Pronunciation

disinfestation

/ˌdɪsɪnfɛˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/