infestation

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The presence of a large number of pest organisms in an area or field, on the surface of a host or anything that might contact a host, or in the soil
An invasion of insects, plants, or animals that disrupts a property’s use or value
Distinct from infection in that it applies specifically to animal parasites of macroscopic size, such as intestinal worms (26)
{i} act of overrunning in large numbers; invasion, harassment; state of being infested
the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
The living inor on a host by metazoan parasites, for example, an infestation of flies by mites Some authors limit the term "infestation" to cases where the parasite is visible without the use of a microscope
The lodging, development, and reproduction of vermin within a defined area
The act of infesting or state of being infested; molestation; vexation; annoyance
A condition in which one or more trees of a stand or group are infected
a swarm of insects that attack plants; "a plague of grasshoppers" the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
a swarm of insects that attack plants; "a plague of grasshoppers"
High numbers of gypsy moth caterpillars causing widespread defoliation
The presence of pests and diseases
a troublesome invasion
infest
to be present in such numbers as to be a source of annoyance, trouble, or danger
infest
When creatures such as insects or rats infest plants or a place, they are present in large numbers and cause damage. pests like aphids which infest cereal crops. + infested in·fest·ed The prison is infested with rats + -infested -infested the rat-infested slums where the plague flourished. + infestation infestations in·fes·ta·tion The premises were treated for cockroach infestation
infest
invade in great numbers; "the roaches infested our kitchen"
infest
{f} overrun in large numbers, swarm in or about in a troublesome manner; invade, harass
infest
invade in great numbers; "the roaches infested our kitchen" live on or in a host, as of parasites
infest
live on or in a host, as of parasites
infest
occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"
infest
to be mischievous; to be hurtful; to be harassing
infest
Mischievous; hurtful; harassing
infest
To trouble greatly by numbers or by frequency of presence; to disturb; to annoy; to frequent and molest or harass; as, fleas infest dogs and cats; a sea infested with pirates
infest
disapproval If you say that people or things you disapprove of or regard as dangerous are infesting a place, you mean that there are large numbers of them in that place. Crime and drugs are infesting the inner cities. = overrun + infested in·fest·ed The road further south was infested with bandits. + -infested -infested the shark-infested waters of the Great Barrier Reef
infestations
plural of infestation
infestation

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    [ in-'fest ] (transitive verb.) 1602. French infester, from Latin infestare, from infestus hostile.

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