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infect

verb adulterate, befoul, besmirch, blight, canker, cause illness, contaminare, contaminate, corrupt, debase, defile, dirty, empoison, envenom, foul, harm, make ill, make impure, pervert, poison, pollute, render unclean, smirch, soil, spoil, stain, sully, taint, tarnish, transmit disease, vitiate, vitiis inficere
See also: adulterate, contaminate, foment, harm, motivate, pervert, pollute, taint

infect

in international law, to taint with crime or illegality; to expose to penalty or subject to forfeiture.
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The person on the right is assumed to be an infector who emits pathogen-laden droplets, and the one on the left is treated as a receptor who is also called the co-occupant.
prevalence begins to decline) by implementing a case-based intervention that can stop transmission early enough so that the number of cases produced per infector is <1 (6,16,17).
Infector and susceptible occupants move through the indoor environment, and due to these movements, relative to each other, cough droplets can be released at several (1) distances, (2) postures, (3) positions around the susceptible occupant, and (4) relative orientations between the infector and susceptible occupants breathing zone.
Armadillo infector People infected with leprosy in the United States often have the same previously unknown strain of the microbe Mycobacterium leprae that is carried by armadillos, strengthening a long-held assumption that armadillos can infect people directly (SN: 5/21/11, p.
Perform essential system maintenance functions such as disk defragmentation, archival, computer infector scanning, periodic version updating of application software, etc.
This mycotoxin, classified as a phytotoxin, is produced by Fusarium moniliforme which is a common infector of corn (Smith and MacDonald, 1991).
Third reason is that there is a decline in its reproductive efficiency because of the egg sheath infector.
The same booby-trapped website, which runs code to detect whether surfers are using Mac or Windows PCs, is a equal opportunity infector that also deploys code designs to infect Windows PCs using similar social-engineering trickery.
A polymorphic file infector claimed sixth place this month, and if that sounds dangerous, it is.
They go on further and classify them as File infector viruses, system or boot record viruses and macroviruses.
81 % of detections for April although this time around it is used as a dropped component for some other threat: A sign, maybe, that it has outlived its effectiveness as an infector and is used now only for the control functionality it provides to an attacker.
Our virus relates to the family of file infector viruses and is named "Avpo".