Definition of crop dusting in English:

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crop dusting

Pronunciation: /ˈkräp ˌdəstiNG/


The spraying of powdered or liquid insecticide or fertilizer on crops, especially from the air.
Example sentences
  • According to Time magazine, this was all in response to the FBI finding instructional material on crop dusting in the apartment of one of the attackers.
  • The profession of crop dusting often requires a pilot to be fairly mobile and migrate to where the work is.
  • ‘In crop dusting, the farmers would buy and supply the actual chemicals,’ he says.

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Syllabification: crop dust·ing

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