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pasteurize

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verb pas·teur·ize \ˈpas-chə-ˌrīz, ˈpas-tyə-, -tə-\

Definition of pasteurize

pas·teur·izedpas·teur·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to pasteurization

pas·teur·iz·er noun


Origin of pasteurize

Louis Pasteur


First Known Use: 1881

Rhymes with pasteurize

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PASTEURIZE Defined for Kids

pasteurize

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verb pas·teur·ize \ˈpas-chə-ˌrīz, ˈpa-stə-\

Definition of pasteurize

pas·teur·izedpas·teur·iz·ing

  1. :  to keep a liquid (as milk) for a time at a temperature high enough to kill many harmful germs and then cool it rapidly

pas·teur·iz·er noun



Medical Dictionary

pasteurize

transitive verb pas·teur·ize

Medical Definition of pasteurize

pas·teur·ized also British pas·teur·isedpas·teur·iz·ing also British pas·teur·is·ing

  1. :  to subject to pasteurization

  2. pas·teur·iz·er also British pas·teur·is·er noun



Variants of pasteurize

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