verb (used with object)
Origin of disinfect
Examples from the Web for disinfect
The tub used in the birth was not approved for medical use and is difficult to disinfect.
They informed her that a hazmat company would be coming through shortly to disinfect the area, both inside the building and out.
Sterilise these before use by boiling, and disinfect them after use by the same means.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
But the problem of how one could disinfect a guitar was worrying.Poor Folk in Spain|Jan Gordon
Benzoic acid is also excreted by the bronchi and tends to disinfect and stimulate the bronchial mucous membrane.
To disinfect one Shawnee, you need to wash him in at least six waters--to inject his veins, as it were, with Christian creosote.
We cannot disinfect the fly nor make him wipe his feet, but we can exterminate him utterly!Preventable Diseases|Woods Hutchinson