Definition of Outbreaks

1. Noun. (plural of outbreak) ¹



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Definition of Outbreaks

1. outbreak [n] - See also: outbreak

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outbreaks

outbrawled
outbrawling
outbrawls
outbray
outbrayed
outbraying
outbrays
outbrazen
outbrazened
outbrazening
outbrazens
outbreak
outbreak epidemic
outbreaking
outbreakings
outbreaks
outbreast
outbreasted
outbreasting
outbreasts
outbreathe
outbreathed
outbreathing
outbred
outbreed
outbreeding
outbreedings
outbreeds
outbribe
outbribed

Literary usage of Outbreaks

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

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In that year there were 47 outbreaks distributed over five counties and ... Table XXI. shows the number of outbreaks and the number of counties over which ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"11.3 Reduce outbreaks of waterborne disease from infectious agents and chemical poisoning to no more than 11 per year. (Baseline: Average of 31 outbreaks ..."

3. Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks by National Research Council (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2006)
"Most reported outbreaks associated with distribution systems occur in community water ... For example, from 1999 to 2002 there were 18 reported outbreaks in ..."

4. The New Public Health by Hibbert Winslow Hill (1916)
"The work outlined so far is required (in America) chiefly in typhoid outbreaks; and then chiefly in those typhoid outbreaks which are derived from water, ..."

5. Food Poisoning by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1917)
"In the typical group-outbreaks of this sort all grades of severity are manifested, but as' a rule recovery takes place. The great majority of such cases ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1903)
"... Royal Veterinary College, London DURING the past year more outbreaks of this disease have been reported than in any equal period since it was scheduled ..."

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