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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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1978) in order to derive the Wells-Riley equation: infectious period of the infector, disease examined is exclusively airborne, infection confers lasting immunity, subclinical cases are neglected, and biological decay of aerosolized microorganism was neglected (perfectly mixed environment, steady-state concentration of airborne infection throughout the exposure period, and neglecting other removal mechanisms except ventilation).
System infectors are attached to either an operating system module or a system device driver.
With the virtual disappearance of mass-mailers form the top infectors, the trend towards consolidation seems to have reduced somewhat," commented Viorel Canja, head of BitDefender Labs.
burgorferi, the causative Lyme infector, can be a commensal organism.
When the data were ambiguous, the following were reviewed independently by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Daejeon In-Depth team: all potential exposures by symptom onset; disease duration; physical distance from a patient with a confirmed case; and infector factors including ambulation status, symptoms (including a productive cough), and sharing of caregivers.
As expected, the mean results in Figure 2 show classic epidemic model behavior, which concur with previous deterministic approaches (Noakes and Sleigh 2006; Chen and Liao 2008) and suggest that an increase in ventilation rate may reduce both the total number of cases of an infection and the peak number of infectors.
You cannot treat females without doing the same for the infectors.
In the present study, the volumetric fraction of inhaled air that was exhaled by infectors was calculated as
To that end, ICSA Labs Certified anti-virus products must detect 100% of viruses on the current "In the Wild List"; detect 100% of the ICSA Labs' Common Infectors List; detect 90% of known viruses not currently listed as "In the Wild" and do so without causing any false alarms.
To that end, ICSA Labs Certified anti-virus products must detect 100% of viruses on the current "In the Wild List;" detect 100% of the ICSA Labs' Common Infectors List; detect 90% percent of known viruses not currently listed as "In the Wild" and do so without causing any false alarms.
Through this wireless game play, your POX Infectors engage in instant battles against all others in range.
Since June 1999, the password-stealing trojan Pretty Park has grown to be one of the top ten infectors in the world and has exploited certain features of ICQ to broadcast confidential information, about its victims, over the Internet.