noun. an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system.
- insect powder
Example sentences of the word organophosphate
The chemical composition of dedicated power steering fluids varies by maker, but all will be marked as "Power Steering Fluids" and usually be composed of mineral oil, polyalphaolefin or organophosphate ester.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Treat your dog to a scabicidal dip in which he will be rinsed with substances as lime sulfur, amatraz or organophosphate.
3. Verb, base form
Use a pyrethroid or organophosphate insecticide to get rid of aphids, but insecticides are not as affected for thrip removal in the long term.