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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; A software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer;

Usage examples (39)
  • Bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
  • The virus of jealousy is latent in everyone
  • A true virus cannot spread to another computer without human assistance
  • The malaria virus is there because of the the underlying teleological process. for more
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