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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease adj. - Preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms.

Usage examples (37)
  • The hutch should be kept clean and cleaned at least once a week with a mild disinfectant.
  • (Soaked in disinfectant solution 12 minutes, too.)
  • Then researchers dunk their hands in disinfectant and exit through the chemical shower.
  • Everyone always talks about "washing fruits and vegetables" and soaking in disinfectant when you live there. for more
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