Definition of Lysol in English:

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Lysol

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪsɒl/

noun

[mass 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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