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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make something free of living things, especially microbes.

Usage examples (33)
  • You can sterilize the baby's bottles by boiling them.
  • LUI: General Grange, the word sterilize has been used in the process as they go through the southern parts of Lebanon.
  • Steel is easy to clean and sterilize, which is invaluable when sharing a toy.
  • He said his job was to retrieve combat-damaged military vehicles, "sterilize" them and restore them to duty. for more
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