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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj.- Impervious to the penetration or action of a microorganism causing disease.

Usage examples (4)
  • Now, we already told you about the nasty sponges and how important hand washing is, but there are some other steps can you take to germproof your kitchen, pretty much.
  • He had to wear a germproof bio-suit most of the time in Sri Lanka, a real misery in all that heat, but it had been better than coming down with the man-made plagues that...
  • By late Monday afternoon, Boca Raton fire rescue vehicles and unmarked trucks and vans had descended on the American Media office building and investigators in white...
  • And since it is a recognized fact that germs abhor orderliness and straight lines they now go elsewhere to reside, and the doctor may still retain his traditional aspect and... for more
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