Delouse meaning

dē-lous
To rid (a person or an animal) of lice by physical or chemical means.
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To rid of lice.
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To rid a person or an animal of lice by physical or chemical means.
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To remove lice.

A veterinarian could delouse your dog.

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To apply insecticides or insect repellents in order to be sure that no lice or other parasites are present.

During the Korean Conflict, US soldiers were deloused with DDT upon entering basic training.

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(computing) To remove malicious software such as viruses, trojans, spyware, or worms.

A deloused computer may no longer be considered trustworthy.

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Origin of delouse

  • de- +‎ louse

    From Wiktionary