noun. a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide.
- weed killer
Example sentences of the word atrazine
1. Noun, singular or mass
of atrazine with 1 gallon of water.
2. Verb, base form
Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley demonstrated that African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis) may change from male to female when exposed to atrazine -- a common herbicide.
Throw away the bottles you don't plan to use again for an atrazine application.
4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Leaf discoloration and drying are common symptoms of damage done by such herbicides atrazine or metribuzin.