germproof
adjective Date: 1879 impervious to the penetration or action of germs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • germproof — /jerrm proohf /, adj. not vulnerable to the action or penetration of germs. [1900 05; GERM + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • germproof — adjective Resistant to germs …   Wiktionary

  • germproof — germ·proof jərm prüf adj impervious to the penetration or action of germs …   Medical dictionary

  • germproof — adj. uncontaminable, not vulnerable to germs; sterile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • germproof — germ•proof [[t]ˈdʒɜrmˌpruf[/t]] adj. not vulnerable to the action or penetration of germs • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • germproof — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : impervious to the penetration or action of germs * * * /jerrm proohf /, adj. not vulnerable to the action or penetration of germs. [1900 05; GERM + PROOF] …   Useful english dictionary

  • harmless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. innocent, innocuous, inoffensive. See innocence, safety, goodness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [ Usually said of persons ] Syn. inoffensive, naive, simple; see kind 1 . 2. [ Usually said of things ]… …   English dictionary for students

  • germ|proof — «JURM PROOF», adjective. not easily penetrated by germs; resistant to germs: »a germproof room …   Useful english dictionary

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