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synonyms for germicide

  • disinfectant
  • preservative
  • bactericide
  • detergent
  • preventative
  • preventive
  • prophylactic
  • purifier
  • sterilizer
See also synonyms for: germicidal
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How to use germicide in a sentence

The germs tenacity of life does not avail against its action as germicide.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
When the pure food law went into effect, Phenalgin was labeled a malaria germicide.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
Raise the tube with the left hand and shake it to mix germ and germicide, whilst returning the delivery pipette in the right hand.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
It probably contributed to the dazzling glories of Mrs. Cole-Mortimer's hair, but it was also a powerful germicide.
THE ANGEL OF TERROREDGAR WALLACE
A mixture of powdered lime and sulphur has been found to be an effective germicide, if used in time and diligently applied.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
A drop or two of carbolic acid or other germicide should be added to prevent decomposition.
THE POTTER'S CRAFTCHARLES F. BINNS
She emptied the soap dish, cleaned it, poured in the germicide, and dropped the jade necklace into the liquid.
THE PAGAN MADONNAHAROLD MACGRATH
Such being the chemical facts, we must admit that no reliance can be placed in corrosive sublimate soaps as germicide agents.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 561, OCTOBER 2, 1886VARIOUS
Formaldehyde is a powerful germicide, but its penetrating vapor restricts its use.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Formalin, form′al-in, n. a powerful antiseptic and germicide.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GERMICIDE

  • bactericide
  • detergent
  • disinfectant
  • germicide
  • preservative
  • preventative
  • preventive
  • prophylactic
  • purifier
  • sterilizer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.