HyperDic: fomite

English > 1 sense of the word fomite:
NOUNobjectfomite, vehicleany inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another
English > fomite: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningAny inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another.
Synonymvehicle
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishfómite

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