Definitions for viralˈvaɪ rəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•ralˈvaɪ rəl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or caused by a virus.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of viral:

1935–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. viral(adj)

    relating to or caused by a virus

    "viral infection"

Wiktionary

  1. viral(Noun)

    A video, image or text spread by "word of mouth" on the internet or by e-mail for humorous, political or marketing purposes.

  2. viral(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a biological virus.

    viral DNA

  3. viral(Adjective)

    Caused by a virus.

    viral infection

  4. viral(Adjective)

    Of the nature of an informatic virus; able to spread copies of itself to other computers.

  5. viral(Adjective)

    Spread by word of mouth, with minimal intervention in order to create buzz and interest.

  6. Origin: From the stem of virus with suffix -al.

Freebase

  1. Viral

    Viral is a fictional character from the 2007 tv series Gurren Lagann.


Translations for viral

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

virus(adjective)

a computer code that is inserted into a program to destroy information or cause errors.

He is suffering from a virus infection.

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