HyperDic: fertilizer

English > 1 sense of the word fertilizer:
NOUNsubstancefertilizer, fertiliser, plant foodany substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
fertilizer > pronunciation
Soundsfer'tahlay.zer
Rhymesabuser ... womanizer: 73 rhymes with zer...
English > fertilizer: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile.
Synonymsfertiliser, plant food
Narrowerorganic, organic fertilizer, organic fertiliserA fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
Broaderchemical, chemical substanceMaterial produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
Substancesammonium nitrateUsed as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant
potassium nitrate, saltpeter, saltpetre, niter, nitre(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
sodium nitrate, soda niter(NaNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
Spanishabono, abono orgánico, fertilizante, fertilizantes
Catalanadob, fertilitzant
Verbsfertilizeprovide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
fertilizemake fertile or productive

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