Definition of disinfect verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    disinfect

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛkt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disinfect
     
    he / she / it disinfects
     
    past simple disinfected
     
    -ing form disinfecting
     
     
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  1. 1disinfect something to clean something using a substance that kills bacteria to disinfect a surface/room/wound
  2. 2disinfect something to run a computer program to get rid of a computer virus
disinfection
 
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NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛkʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disinfect