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disinfect

To remove the virus code that has attached itself to a legitimate file. Sometimes, the antivirus program cannot untangle the code, and the infected file has to be deleted. See quarantine.
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to sell and distribute its UV (ultraviolet) wheelchair disinfecting enclosure, the company said.
As part of research being done in partnership with the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board, Swine Innovation Porc, the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute and the University of Saskatchewan are exploring the potential of automating the washing and disinfecting of livestock trailers and trucks.
Granite Gold Disinfecting Wipes are designed to disinfect, not clean.
The correct method of disinfecting contact lenses means healthier contact lens wear," say Mark Adams, optician at online contact lenses retailer Lensdrop.
The design challenge was to elevate the consumer perception of disinfecting wipes by creating a superior aesthetic combined with excellent dispensing.
Staph/MRSA can be killed by cleaning and disinfecting surfaces with bleach and other disinfectants such as quaternary amines.
The WetTask[R] Disinfecting and Sanitizing Refillable Wiping System from Kimberly-Clark Professional consists of a high-density polyethylene bucket with a patented dispensing port.
After opposition from residents of the sparsely populated area, officials agreed to go beyond minimum state standards for disinfecting farm irrigation water.
Disinfecting is especially important if the water starts tasting funny or if you haven't used your system for a while.
For refrigerator handles and other frequently touched areas, use Clorox[R] Disinfecting Wipes.
Some bottlers use ozonation, a form of supercharged oxygen and/or ultraviolet light as the final disinfecting agent, neither of which leaves an aftertaste.
The nurses and CNAs of a hundred years ago would scarcely recognize the modern equipment available to us today: Whirlpool jets for hydrotherapy, side access doors, onboard disinfecting systems and battery operated lifts all provide for a more pleasurable and effective means of bathing today's resident.