Definition of Disinfest

1. Verb. Rid of vermin. "The exterminator disinfests the house"

Generic synonyms: Disembarrass, Free, Rid
Derivative terms: Disinfestation



Definition of Disinfest

1. Verb. To eliminate insects, and vermin, and similar unwanted plagues of pests from a building. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disinfest

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disinfest

disincorporates
disincorporating
disincorporation
disincorporations
disinfect
disinfectant
disinfectants
disinfectation
disinfected
disinfecting
disinfection
disinfections
disinfector
disinfectors
disinfects
disinfest (current term)
disinfestant
disinfestants
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disinfestation officer
disinfestations
disinfested
disinfesting
disinfests
disinflame
disinflamed
disinflames
disinflaming
disinflation
disinflationary

Literary usage of Disinfest

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1. The Elements of Military Hygiene: Especially Arranged for Officers and Men by Percy Moreau Ashburn (1920)
"... should also be disinfested, but if facilities are not sufficient to disinfest both ... It is useless to disinfest blankets without at the same tune ..."

2. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"... is useful to disinfest and disinfect fabrics, etc., in a typhus campaign. Carriages and wagons which carry patients to the hospital should be carefully ..."

3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Improved methods are developed to disinfest tropical fruits, develop improved decay control methods for tropical fruits, develop methods to control fruit ..."

4. Typhus Fever with Particular Reference to the Serbian Epidemic by Richard Pearson Strong (1921)
"As all the hospitals were infected, it was necessary systematically to disinfest these. The patients were first removed from the wards and were placed upon ..."

5. How to Recognize and Eliminate Silverfish, Beetles, Cockroaches, Moths by Thomas A. Parker (1991)
"To disinfest an entire structure of insects, heat the space with commercial gas burners. This approach has been successful in the past and is being used ..."

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