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germ
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
germ /dʤə:m/
  • danh từ
    • mộng, mầm, thai, phôi
      • in germ: ở tình trạng phôi thai ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
    • mầm bệnh, vi trùng
    • (nghĩa bóng) mầm mống
    • germ warfare
      • chiến tranh vi trùng
  • nội động từ
    • nảy ra, nảy sinh ra
Concise Dictionary
germs|germed|germingdʒɜrm /dʒɜːm
noun
+anything that provides inspiration for later work
+a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism
+a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 micro-organism, microbe, bacterium, virus, Colloq bug:
Germs were not conceived of before Leeuwenhoek's invention of the microscope.
2 source, origin, fount, embryo, seed, root, rudiment, beginning, start, base, basis:
The germ of romantic literature lies in folk-tales.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C, usually pl.] a very small living thing that can cause infection and disease: Disinfectant kills germs. + Dirty hands can be a breeding ground for germs.
2 [sing.] ~ of sth an early stage of the development of sth: Here was the germ of a brilliant idea. + The germ of the town was a single house near the river.
3 [C] (biology) the part of a plant or an animal that can develop into a new one
See also - WHEATGERM
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

virulent
The epidemic was caused by a particularly virulent flu germ.
| flu, typhoid, etc.

VERB + GERM

carry
Children carry all kinds of germs home from school.
| harbour
Cracks and scratches in work surfaces can harbour germs.
| destroy, kill
They used bleach to kill any germs in the sink and drain.

GERM + NOUN

warfare



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