fomite fo·mite (fō'mīt')
An inanimate object or substance, such as clothing, furniture, or soap, that is capable of transmitting infectious organisms from one individual to another.
|any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|