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disinfection

[ dis-in-fek-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪnˈfɛk ʃən /
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noun
the act or process of cleansing or purifying a room, wound, item of clothing, etc., of germs that cause disease: After disinfection is complete, the treated water is reintroduced back into the river to support aquatic life, recreation, and downstream drinking water supplies.
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