pasteurize

verb pas·teur·ize \ ˈpas-chə-ˌrīz , ˈpas-tyə- , -tə- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of pasteurize

pasteurized; pasteurizing
transitive verb
: to subject to pasteurization

pasteurizer

noun

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Origin and Etymology of pasteurize

Louis Pasteur


PASTEURIZE Defined for Kids

pasteurize

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

Definition of pasteurize for Students

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

pasteurizer

noun

Medical Dictionary

pasteurize

transitive verb pas·teur·ize
variants: also British pasteurise play \ˈpas-chə-ˌrīz, ˈpas-tə-\

medical Definition of pasteurize

pasteurized also British pasteurised; pasteurizing also British pasteurising
: to subject to pasteurization

pasteurizer

also British pasteuriser noun


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