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Disinfection is used extensively in the water industry and petrochemical/chemistry/environmental industry and the below definition is related to that field.

Definition of Disinfection:

The process of killing (inactivating) harmful and objectionable bacteria, cysts and other microorganisms (pathogenic) by various agents such as chemicals, heat, ultraviolet light, ultrasonic waves, or radiation. Disinfection is usually considered a 99+% kill compared to sterilization that generally attains 100% kill.

Thesaurus Translations:

Spanish/ Español = desinfección

French/ Français = désinfection

German/ Deutsch = desinfektion

Italian/ Italiano = disinfezione

Arabic = التطهير من الجراثيم

Bulgarian/ Български = дезинфекция,

Czech/ Česky = dezinfekce

Danish / Dansk =

Dutch/ Nederlands= ontsmetting

Finnish/ Suomi =

Greek/ Ελληνικά = απολύμανση

Hungarian/ Magyar = fertőtlenítés

Korean/한국어 =

Latvian/ Latvia = dezinfekcija

Norwegian/ Norsk =

Persian (Farsi) =

Polish/ Polski = dezynfekcja

Portuguese/ Português = desinfecção

Romanian/ Românã = dezinfectare

Russian/ Русский = фильтрация

Slovak/Slovenčina = Filtrovanie

Swedish/ Svenska = desinfektion

Turkish/ Türkçe = dezenfekte .

Related topics to Disinfection:

Water Disinfection

Ozone Disinfection

UV Disinfection

Chlorine dioxide disinfection

UV surface disinfection

What is water disinfection?

Introduction to water disinfection

EU water disinfection standards

History of water disinfection

Jacuzzi whirlpool disinfection

Water treatment chemicals (disinfectants)

Factors that influence water disinfection

Also mentioned in:

Articles on Disinfection

Books on Disinfection

Patents on Disinfection

Related Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and idioms::

Filter - Sterilization - Separation - Purification

Related adverbs, adjectives, verbs and nouns:

Disinfect - Disinfected - Disinfectant - Disinfecting - Hygeinized

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