- bio- + -cide (Wiktionary)
“Filtration and a biocide are the answers to biological clogging of micro irrigation systems.”
“Food hygiene is also becoming an important sector in terms of silver demand because silver acts as a 'biocide', a type of bacteria killer.”
“I was working with them as an alternative to biocide in cooling towers.”
“Nanosilver is a powerful biocide that can kill beneficial bacteria in the environment, especially in soil and water, creating an unacceptable toxicity risk to human health and the environment.”
“Metam sodium is a biocide, causes multiple birth defects, farmworker injuries, and is very toxic to birds and fish.”
“Ecocide, or perhaps biocide, or perhaps omnicide, would be an act exterminating not just all humans, but the entire circle of life on planet earth itself.”
“RANDY DEARTH, CEO, LANXESS CORPORATION: We're bringing our biocide technology and trying to simulate what a metalworking fluid bed would be like.”
“The chlorine used to bleach the paper fibers is bad enough, but the manufacturing process is also known to release dioxin, a probable carcinogen, as well as tributylin (TBT), a biocide used in paper mills that is highly toxic to wildlife.”
“Fear is the biocide helping turn a nation conceived in liberty, to one decommissioned by terrorism.”
“So how did the United States become so dosed with systemic biocide that those words, along with the "Pledge of Allegiance", are simply very, very bad jokes?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘biocide’.
List of words from phrontistery.info
An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
AA battery, aa lava, aapa mire, abandon the project, abandon the sewer..., abandoned car, abandoned dyke, abandoned farm, abandoned field, abandoned industr..., abandoned industr..., abandoned land and 5386 more...
Definitions you'd never surmise from their spelling.
aborticide to weedicide
all the words I included in this TED book.
Words ending in "cide"
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