viral

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adjective vi·ral \ˈvī-rəl\

Definition of viral

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or caused by a virus <a viral infection>

  2. 2 :  quickly and widely spread or popularized especially by person-to-person electronic communication <a viral video>

virally

play \-rə-lē\ adverb

1937

First Known Use of viral

1937


VIRAL Defined for English Language Learners

viral

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adjective vi·ral \ˈvī-rəl\

Definition of viral for English Language Learners

  • : caused by a virus

  • : spreading very quickly to many people especially through the Internet


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viral

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adjective vi·ral \ˈvī-rəl\

Medical Definition of viral

  1. :  of, relating to, or caused by a virus <viral infections>

virally

\-rə-lē\play adverb

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