Fritz, 1888–1963, Hungarian conductor in the U.S.
verb (used with object) 1. to affect or contaminate (a person, organ, wound, etc.) with disease-producing germs. 2. to affect with disease. 3. to taint or contaminate with something that affects quality, character, or condition unfavorably: to infect the air with poison gas. 4. to corrupt or affect morally: The news of the gold strike […]
noun 1. an act or fact of infecting; state of being infected. 2. an infecting with germs of disease, as through the medium of infected insects, air, water, or clothing. 3. an infecting agency or influence. 4. an infectious disease: Is this infection very dangerous? 5. the condition of suffering an infection. 6. corruption of […]
noun 1. the act of infesting; state of being infested. 2. a harassing or troublesome invasion: an infestation of ants.
verb (used with object), inflated, inflating. 1. to distend; swell or puff out; dilate: The king cobra inflates its hood. 2. to cause to expand or distend with air or gas: to inflate a balloon. 3. to puff up with pride, satisfaction, etc. 4. to elate. 5. Economics. to expand (money, prices, an economy, etc.) […]