• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n disinfector One who, or that which, disinfects; an apparatus for applying disinfectants.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disinfector One who or that which disinfects; specifically, a device for diffusing a disinfectant in the air to purify it, or destroy contagion.
    • n disinfector A machine or apparatus for disinfecting and cleaning garments, bedding, etc., by means of hot water, steam, chemicals, or the fumes of burning materials. One type employs a steam-tight drum in which the articles are either boiled or washed by the aid of chemicals, steam, or hot water. Another form is a gas-tight closet in which the things are submitted to disinfecting fumes.
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In literature:

The portable disinfector is constructed to disinfect two complete suits of clothes or one mattress.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887" by Various
When we had finished searching for disinfectors and dentists we wandered up the hill through the romantic streets.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
We had nothing but Serbian barrels for clothing disinfectors at that time.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The steam disinfectors may be fitted with thermometers, vacuum formers, steam jackets, etc.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
The Trenner-Lee formaldehyde disinfector is a good apparatus for disinfecting.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley

In news:

The Steriliz rapid disinfector, or RD, machine emits UVC light to destroy harmful microorganisms and pathogens.