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Definition of 'microbe'

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Example sentences containing 'microbe'

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Was it not the duty of the doctor to kill the microbes? Times, Sunday Times (2015)His method stopped the contents spoiling by keeping air out and killing any microbes inside. The Sun (2012)The spots were caused by microbes growing on the painted walls, which had not had the chance to dry out before the burial took place. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Synonyms of 'microbe'

microorganism, virus, bug, germ

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Used Occasionally. microbe is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'microbe'

British English: microbe NOUN
A microbe is a very small living thing, which you can only see if you use a microscope.
...a type of bacteria that include the microbes responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy.

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