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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device for heating substances above their boiling point v. - Subject to the action of a device that heats substances.

Usage examples (36)
  • 130-year-old device called an autoclave, which is something like a pressure steamer.
  • An autoclave was used to sterilize the growing bags.
  • Sterilisation by steam under pressure in an autoclave.
  • The autoclave simmers its fine clutter of steel bones. for more
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