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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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Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems Prove an Effective and Viable Water Treatment Technology
Despite its considerable advantages, the high capital costs of UV disinfection systems compared to the conventional chlorine-based disinfection hinders its penetration in price-sensitive markets.
With UV disinfection forming a very essential part of the water re-use and recycling system, the market is expected to experience increased investments.