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Meaning of virus

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: (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
      2: a harmful or corrupting agency; "bigotry is a virus that must
         not be allowed to spread"; "the virus of jealousy is latent
         in everyone"
      3: a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually
         capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on
         the same computer; "a true virus cannot spread to another
         computer without human assistance" [syn: {virus}, {computer

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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