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pasteurize

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

Definition of PASTEURIZE

transitive verb
:  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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PASTEURIZER Defined for Kids

pasteurize

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

Definition of PASTEURIZE for Kids

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

Medical Definition of PASTEURIZE

:  to subject to pasteurization
pas·teur·iz·er also British pas·teur·is·er noun

Variants of PASTEURIZE

pas·teur·ize also British pas·teur·ise \ˈpas-chə-ˌrīz, ˈpas-tə-\

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