Definition of Sterilise

1. Verb. Make free from bacteria.

Exact synonyms: Sterilize
Specialized synonyms: Autoclave
Generic synonyms: Disinfect
Derivative terms: Sterilisation, Steriliser, Sterilization, Sterilizer



2. Verb. Make infertile. "In some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"

Definition of Sterilise

1. Verb. ''(British and Commonwealth):'' To sterilize. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sterilise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sterilise

steric
steric hindrance
sterical
sterically
sterigma
sterigmas
sterigmata
sterigmatum
sterilant
sterilants
sterile
sterilely
sterileness
sterilisation
sterilisations
sterilise (current term)
sterilised
steriliser
sterilisers
sterilises
sterilising
sterilities
sterility
sterilizable
sterilizated
sterilization
sterilizations
sterilize
sterilized
sterilizer

Literary usage of Sterilise

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1888)
"There is no necessity to sterilise after this has been once done, all that is necessary subsequently is to heat sufficiently to render the ..."

2. Shibboleths of tuberculosis by Marcus Paterson (1920)
"THE SHIBBOLETHS OF TUBERCULOSIS THAT IT IS GOOD TO sterilise MILK TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF TUBERCULOSIS IF to this statement, the words "and its PRODUCTS" ..."

3. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for Medical by John William Henry Eyre (1913)
"Tube, and sterilise as for bouillon. NOTE.—The lactate of iron may be substituted for the tartrate. Lead Bouillon.—• 1. Measure out nutrient bouillon, ..."

4. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for the by John William Henry Eyre (1902)
"Tube, and sterilise as for bouillon. NOTE.—The finished medium is of a blue colour, which during the growth of anaerobic bacteria is oxidised and ..."

5. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for the by John William Henry Eyre (1902)
"Tube, and sterilise as for bouillon. NOTE.—The finished medium is of a blue colour, which during the growth of anaerobic bacteria is oxidised and ..."

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