pertaining to or affecting .
free from or cleaned of germs and other microorganisms.
exceptionally clean or neat.
free of contamination or pollution.
an antiseptic agent.
They also make “food grade industrial alcohol” used in everything from solvents and antiseptics to fungicides.
Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana Eric Felten July 27, 2014
These are employed either as antiseptics or as astringents or for both purposes.
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern
Reject milk to which antiseptics have been added as preservatives.
The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre
antiseptics are a source of serious danger to the agriculturist.
The Dwelling House George Vivian Poore
Rankin followed him into the bedroom, which was filled with a strong odor of antiseptics.
The Squirrel-Cage Dorothy Canfield
antiseptics have made it possible to perform these operations with practically no risk to life.
The Fertility of the Unfit William Allan Chapple
Kenny sickened at the faint odor of antiseptics and softly closed the door.
Kenny Leona Dalrymple
The disorder is not malignant and usually yields to cleanliness and antiseptics.
Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The antiseptics were at work upon his senses and the violets could not reach him.
The Witness Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
Ansthetics and antiseptics,—that’s what they are talking about so hard.
A Woman’s Experience in the Great War Louise Mack
of, relating to, or effecting antisepsis
entirely free from contamination
(informal) lacking spirit or excitement; clinical
an antiseptic agent or substance
1750, coined from anti- “against” + septic. Figurative use by 1820. As a noun meaning “an antiseptic substance” by 1803.
antiseptic an·ti·sep·tic (ān’tĭ-sěp’tĭk)
Of, relating to, or producing antisepsis.
Capable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of infectious agents.
A substance that inhibits the proliferation of infectious agents.
A substance that inhibits the proliferation of infectious microorganisms.
Substances that prevent or inhibit the growth of disease-causing microorganisms.
a containing antibodies, as antitoxins or agglutinins, obtained by inoculation of animals and used for injection into other animals to provide immunity to a specific disease. Historical Examples Numerals represent relative amounts of reaction between antigens and antisera. Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae William B. Stallcup All antisera were produced in rabbits […]
attitudes or behavior based on traditional stereotypes of gender roles. discrimination or devaluation based on a person’s sex or gender, as in restricted job opportunities, especially such discrimination directed against women. ingrained and institutionalized prejudice against or hatred of women; . noun discrimination on the basis of sex, esp the oppression of women by men […]
of, relating to, or for : sexual matters; sexual aids. occurring between or involving the : sexual relations. having sexual organs or reproducing by processes involving both . Historical Examples They thus tend, when we are in our normal condition, to arouse what James calls the antisexual instinct. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume […]
adjective denoting a technology that reduces the blurring caused by movement of the person taking a photograph noun a system that uses antishake technology