disinfectant
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪs.ɪnˈfɛktənt/
Adjective

disinfectant (not comparable)

  1. Serving to kill germs or viruses.
    I washed repeatedly with a disinfectant soap but I still caught the flu.
Noun

disinfectant (plural disinfectants)

  1. A substance that kills germs and/or viruses.
    The scalpels were soaked in disinfectant before the operation so disease wouldn't be spread.
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