decontaminate


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Synonyms for decontaminate

Synonyms for decontaminate

to render free of microorganisms

Antonyms for decontaminate

rid of contamination

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The system is able to decontaminate four tanks, six wheeled vehicles or a small aircraft within one hour as well as 20 personnel with their clothing and 'sensitive' equipment.
Decontaminate hands if moving from a contaminated body site to a clean body site during resident care.
A common mistake is that soldiers do not decontaminate their hands or handle the gauze with contaminated hands.
Toshiba, which manufactured some reactors of the troubled Fukushima plant, developed the mobile device by adopting technologies it used for a system to decontaminate radioactive water in the crippled power station, according to the officials.
Initial efforts to decontaminate the TCs involved rinsing them; however, the residual chemical agent proved difficult to remove, so a new approach had to be found.
The machine, traditionally found in heavy duty metal foundries, will be used to decontaminate metal components and concrete blocks as part of JRC-Ispra's decommissioning programme.
It is estimated that there is a death each day on the brutal breaking beaches of Asia, and all that is necessary to prevent most of these deaths is for the industry to decontaminate the ships in developed countries prior to export," says Basel Action coordinator Jim Puckett.
Scientists and engineers are exploring a new way to decontaminate soil at toxic waste sites by literally turning up the heat on pollutants.
As said above, because the aerosol is not a wet agent, it will also decontaminate computers and any other electronic or convoluted mechanical equipment with no adverse effects.
Most hospitals do not have adequate plans to decontaminate large numbers of victims.
The premise was to evaluate the procedure of covering cargoes at ports in hostile areas to minimize the time required to decontaminate equipment," said E.
Contract notice: Drug delivery different infusion fluids, means to decontaminate skin and mucous membranes, and the preparation of interferon beta-interferon beta-1b and 1a.
As it falls on an elementary school zone, with a kindergarten and nursery school located nearby as well, the ward will promptly work out effective methods to decontaminate, they said.
Two fire engines, a water bowser a chemical incident unit and an environmental "pod" unit were called to the business park to decontaminate the area and specialist cleaning was carried out.