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disinfect in Cleaning topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisinfectdis‧in‧fect /ˌdɪsənˈfekt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DHCMDto clean something with a chemical that destroys bacteria 🔊 First use some iodine to disinfect the wound. 🔊 Disinfect the area thoroughly.2 to run a special computer program to get rid of a computer virus→ See Verb table
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disinfectKeep kitchen countertops and other surfaces disinfected.Books will be freeze-dried, disinfected and cleaned.Live, disinfected Daphnia and mosquito larvae are popular.It might be a long time before the field would be sufficiently disinfected for their tastes.Once a surface is disinfected it tends to remain so until used.If a disaster occurs it will be easy to disinfect the area thoroughly.For a while, I did everything but disinfect the ashtrays.The nurse cleaned and disinfected the cuts on his hands.Disinfect the toilet regularly using bleach.One innovation I propose is a separate handbasin for a disinfecting wash.