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Definition of Fertilizer

Fertilizer

  1. One who fertilizes; the agent that carries the fertilizing principle, as a moth to an orchid.
  2. That which renders fertile; a general name for commercial manures, as guano, phosphate of lime, etc.

Fertilizer Quotations

Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes.
Rick Pitino

The more we pour the big machines, the fuel, the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming, the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
David R. Brower

I wish we could do something useful with tobacco - like making fertilizer out of it.
Paul Dudley White

Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Patents are like fertilizer. Applied wisely and sparingly, they can increase growth. But if you apply too many chemicals, or make patents too strong, then you can leach the land, making growth more difficult.
Alex Tabarrok
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Fertilizer Translations

fertilizer in Dutch is mest
fertilizer in French is fumier, engrais
fertilizer in Portuguese is fertilizante
fertilizer in Spanish is fertilizante
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