Definition of Antivirus

1. Noun. (computing) A piece of software that is used to detect, delete and or neutralize computer-based viruses. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antivirus

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Antivirus

antivibration
antivice
antivictim
antivideo
antivideos
antiviolence
antiviolent
antiviral
antiviral agent
antiviral agents
antiviral drug
antiviral immunity
antiviral protein
antivirally
antivirals
antivirus
antiviruses
antivitamin
antivitamins
antivivisection
antivivisectionism
antivivisectionist
antivivisectionists
antivortex
antivortices
antiwar
antiwarfare
antiwarrior
antiwarriors
antiwart

Literary usage of Antivirus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"The Auto-Protect feature of Norton AntiVirus detects viruses in real-time, ... You can configure Norton AntiVirus to repair, quarantine, delete, ..."

2. The Heart of the Internet: An Insider's View of the Origin and Promise of by Jacques F. Vallee (2003)
"Antivirus Software At this writing, the two most convenient packages for virus detection are Norton's Antivirus 2001 software ($40) and PC-cillin 2000 from ..."

3. Terrorism: U.S.-Russian Workshop Proceedings by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk (2004)
"Modern antivirus packages (for example, the Kaspersky antivirus programs) ... When we give high marks to the quality of current antivirus programs, ..."

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