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innoculate

To store characteristics of an executable program in order to detect a possible unknown virus if the file is changed.
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Interestingly, this is similar to the vaccine theory of innoculating the body with a small but harmless amount of a virus to help the body fend off a major attack.
It led to a major backlash from parents across the country against innoculating their children with the jab.
It's a self-defence mechanism that goes someway towards innoculating them against the brickbats of critical derision.
Gain quick control by using a systemic insecticide, which will travel through the whole plant innoculating roots, shoots and all, against attack for three weeks.
Soyabean curd has been prepared by innoculating soyabean milk containing 1-2 per cent added invert sugar, with a mixed culture of S.
Earlier in the novel, the narrator says, of the baseball star George Chapman, "Following Chapman during his great season, I somehow thought of him as my alter ego, as an imaginary part of myself that had been innoculated against failure"; in Hand to Mouth, Auster wards off failure by innoculating himself with footnote-sized doses of it.
Indeed, the headmistresses eventually succeed in innoculating themselves against the various poisons that inevitably accompany queer life, from the comical vagaries of role playing through the politics of religion and public scandal.