Definition of Delouse

1. Verb. Free of lice. "They deloused the prisoners after they liberated the camps"

Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw



Definition of Delouse

1. Verb. To remove lice. ¹

2. Verb. To apply insecticides or insect repellents in order to be sure that no lice or other parasites are present. ¹

3. Verb. (computing) to remove malicious software such as viruses, trojans, spyware, or worms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delouse

1. to remove lice from [v -LOUSED, -LOUSING, -LOUSES]

Medical Definition of Delouse

1. To remove lice from; to free from infestation with lice; used especially of prophylaxis of louse-borne diseases. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delouse

delofts
delomorphic
delomorphous
deloo
delope
deloped
delopes
deloping
delorazepam
deloryite
delos
deloul
delouls
delouse (current term)
deloused
delouser
delousers
delouses
delousing
delph
delphi technique
delphian node
delphically
delphin
delphine
delphinia
delphinic
delphinidin

Literary usage of Delouse

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1. Programs to Detect Changes in Programs: Product Evaluations by David J. Stang (1991)
"For example, delouse allows you to build a list of critical system files that are normally subject to attack, and check them periodically for changes. ..."

2. Friends Intelligencer by Friends Intelligencer Association (1868)
"By delouse of Commons the ruling power in the State. But the question of late years has and selected few shall be represented in the een, whether the people ..."

3. A Text-book of Elementary Military Hygiene and Sanitation by Frank R. Keefer (1918)
"delouse. To free from lice. Delusion. A false mental impression as to things perceived by the senses. Depressant. ..."

4. Demobilization: Our Industrial and Military Demobilization After the by Benedict Crowell, Robert Forrest Wilson (1921)
"The embarkation plant at Bordeaux, if pressed, could cleanse, delouse, equip, and otherwise prepare for the home voyage 180000 men in a month. ..."

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