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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing.

Usage examples (38)
  • Eating and drinking containers must be capable of being easily cleaned and disinfected to prevent cross contamination.
  • disinfect a wound
  • Anyway I can't find the evidence for gassing people in groups to 'disinfect' them.
  • Hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes were used to "disinfect" the bloody wounds. for more
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