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Lysol

Syllabification: Ly·sol
Pronunciation: /ˈlīˌsôl, -ˌsäl
 
/

Definition of Lysol in English:

noun

trademark
A disinfectant consisting of a mixture of cresols and soft soap.
Example sentences
  • For cleaning, I liberally spray Lysol or Clorox disinfectant onto the blade and anvil, and then vigorously work to remove all plant sap using 600 grain sandpaper for metal.
  • Madison's room was eerily dark and quiet, and the smell of lemon flavored Lysol permeated throughout the air.
  • He says to wash and dry your sneakers, change socks daily (or more if you're prone to sweating), spray shoes with Lysol and sprinkle with foot powder.

Origin

late 19th century: from lysis + -ol.

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