Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food.

Usage examples (35)
  • As you stated, hi temp pasteurization is used to increase shelf life.
  • The one problem with pasteurization is that heating milk changes its taste.
  • It's called pasteurization, and it is considered one of the breakthrough scientific discoveries of the last century.
  • He then goes on to say that there are "no meaningful downsides to irradiation", no more than milk pasteurization, that is. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.