Definition of germicidal in English:

germicidal

adjective

  • See germicide

    • ‘Between procedures, equipment and furniture that are visibly soiled should be cleaned with a registered hospital-grade germicidal agent.’
    • ‘The selected antiseptic solution should have a broad range of germicidal action.’
    • ‘In addition to germicidal irradiation, are there other ways to make high-risk environments less favorable for transmission?’
    • ‘A clean mop head should be dipped into the germicidal solution before mopping has begun, and if more solution is needed, it should be poured on the floor.’
    • ‘Researchers at Canada's McGill University installed UVGI or ultraviolet germicidal irradiation ventilation systems in three office buildings in Montreal.’

Pronunciation

germicidal

/dʒəːmɪˈsʌɪd(ə)l/