delouse v : free of lice; "They deloused the prisoners after they liberated the camps"
- To remove lice.
- To apply insecticides or insect repellants in order to be sure that no lice or other parasites are present.
- to remove malicious software such as
viruses, trojans, spyware, or worms.
- A deloused computer may no longer be considered trustworthy.
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