biohazard biohazard  /ˌbaɪ oʊ ˈhæ zərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions
  2. (n) any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare

Usage(s):

  1. For most people biotechnology is still something that happens in a lab preferably one with a big biohazard sticker on the door.
  2. People in white biohazard jumpsuits pitching Campbell's soup and Kellogg's cornflakes into a mock toxic-waste bin.
  3. The strips and swabs used by biohazard personnel to find anthrax in the field are not made for home use.

News

  1. Bad Hotel Reviews Power Hour: Curbed Detroit rounds up the top...

    Curbed Detroit rounds up the top 10 quotes reviewing the Leland Hotel, which shuttered not long ago after an 80-year run. Example: "At every floor there was a 50-gallon drum garbage can overflowing with trash of dirty diapers and biohazard...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. Address Our Mess Now Offering Gross Filth Cleaning Service throughout East Coast

    Address Our Mess, an expert in clutter and hoarding cleaning services, is now offering Gross Filth Cleaning to customers along the East Coast. Combining biohazard cleanup with professional organization and sorting, this unique service is designed to assist hoarders living in extreme conditions. (PRWeb June 27, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10870667.htm
    on June 27, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Aftermath Inc. Pittsburgh Office Opened for Local Crime Scene and Trauma Cleaning

    New location to handle biohazard remediation jobs in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10858323.htm
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "One of my favourites was when he got me to save up all my unwashed underwear and socks," Birmingham says. "He got a whole load of biohazard bags and we put one stinking, wretched sock in the bag with a copy of Felafel and sent them off to...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: John Birmingham Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I confirmed that urine was not classified as a biohazard waste and not subject to the risks of legal ramifications of blood, semen, or feces," Fat Mike told TMZ in an interview.
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Fat Mike Source: The Guardian

  3. "Biohazard was the single most important chapter in our lives," Seinfeld said. "Our music brought us together and helped us rise up out of the streets of Brooklyn. Our journey has been an amazing one, and for me, it's all about my brothers...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Evan Seinfeld Source: MTV.com

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