- any substance capable of killing bacteria.
Origin of bactericide
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Examples from the Web for bactericide
Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.Are Water Filters B.S.?
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Ink as a bactericide is less known, but worth consideration.Vagaries
- a substance able to destroy bacteria
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