Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: virus
IPA transcription: [v'aɪɹəs]
Pronunciations of virus
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: virus
    Meaning: (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
Usage examples
  • I thought I was 'keeping up.' But I guess the Village Virus had me already.
  • Probably inoculation with cultivated or modified virus would be found a good and safe preventative."
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Introduction to viruses, License CC BY-SA 4.0