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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being unable to produce offspring; (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms.

Usage examples (38)
  • Typically, Sandow's entire discussion of sterility is cantilevered off a distortion of what
  • Speaking of equivocation, the chemistry dunnit monopolistic approach has multiple meanings even if its sterility is singular.
  • This is what is called the sterility of the hybrids between two distinct species.
  • This distinction is important, when the cause of the sterility, which is common to the two cases, has to be considered. for more
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