disinfect

(redirected from disinfects)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to disinfects: terminal disinfection

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Comet Disinfecting Bathroom Cleaner cleans and disinfects wet surfaces in one step, when used as directed, without extra products to buy or use.
Curos disinfects needless IV connectors to help prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) including central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and to reduce the incidence of contaminated blood cultures.
In celebration of National Pizza Month, Scotch-Brite is encouraging families to try these no-rinse wipes to disinfect and then prepare their own homemade pizzas right on their countertops using an exclusive recipe from critically acclaimed New York chef and pizza "master," James Briscione.
The company has several new products in the planning stages, including a stand-alone sanitizing locker that disinfects and deodorizes a complete set of protective equipment "while you wait" in just 15 minutes.
The Company's innovative SteriMed technology simultaneously shreds and disinfects solid and liquid regulated medical waste, reducing the volume by up to 90% and rendering it harmless for disposal as ordinary waste.
Our SteriMed units simultaneously shred and disinfect infectious medical waste, converting it to safe, black bag waste in a 15-minute cycle.
Phase I disinfects and reduces the waste stream by 80% of original volume, and prepares the reduced waste for total destruction in Phase II of the process.
It took a great deal of research and product development to come up with a solution that is simple to use, properly disinfects the toilet seat, is flushable and environmentally friendly and is safe for the consumer to touch.
It cleans and disinfects in one step, eliminating the need to pre-clean; it's fast-acting; it comes in a powder form that is easy to transport and store; it has a three-year shelf life; and is safer and presents less health risk to users.