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Definition of "disinfection" [dis•in•fec•tion]

  • Treatment with disinfectant materials in order to destroy harmful microorganisms (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disinfection" in a sentence
  • "If disinfection is not possible, let equipment dry completely for at least 48 hours."
  • "“Solar disinfection is an example of another measure with proven health impact that requires little capital investment on the part of end-users, and is thus appropriate for the very poor.”"
  • "One of the alternatives to traditional chemical disinfection is the use of ultraviolet energy."