What is another word for Disinfecting?

Pronunciation: [dˌɪsɪnfˈɛktɪŋ] (IPA)

Disinfecting is the process of eliminating harmful bacteria and viruses from surfaces. There are many synonyms to the word "disinfecting" that can be used interchangeably, depending on the situation. Some of the synonyms of disinfecting include sterilizing, sanitizing, decontaminating, purifying, cleaning, and antisepticizing. In medical settings, terms like sterilizing and antisepticizing are more common, while in households, the terms cleaning and sanitizing are more commonly used. Regardless of the word choice, the goal remains the same: to eliminate harmful germs from surfaces to prevent the spread of infections and illnesses.

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Usage examples for Disinfecting

Why, she really seems to enjoy traveling all over Christendom to find the hovels and huts, though she is mortally afraid of the smallpox, and always carries with her a bit of chloride of lime as a Disinfecting agent.
"The Rector of St. Mark's"
Mary J. Holmes
The chemistry of its manufacture is like that of Cl; its bleaching and Disinfecting powers are similar to the latter, though they are not quite so strong as those of Cl.
"An Introduction to Chemical Science"
R.P. Williams
Sometimes tobacco was used in church for Disinfecting or deodorizing purposes.
"The Social History of Smoking"
G. L. Apperson

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