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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An apparatus or worker that exposes (a food, as milk, cheese, yogurt, beer, or wine) to an elevated temperature for a period of time sufficient to destroy certain microorganisms

Usage examples (23)
  • An ideal low pressure-boiler and pasteurizer for home and farm.
  • The result is a pasteurizer which can be carried by one person to the most remote site.
  • Dr. Crandall's team developed the pasteurizer specifically for difficult third world situations.
  • ECHO waited on this innovation for several years in hopes that the pasteurizer would become available commercially. for more
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