noun. the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity.
- ring vaccination
Example sentences of the word inoculating
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Rainwater falling on the roof strikes the zinc and washes down over the rest of the roof, essentially inoculating the roof against moss.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Sterilize the inoculating loop by placing it in the flame of the Bunsen burner.