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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: sterilize(0.01183 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to sterilize.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: make free from bacteria [syn: sterilise]
2: make infertile; “in some countries, people with genetically
transmissible disbilites are sterilized” [syn: sterilise,
desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix]
English → English (gcide)
Sterilize \Ster"il*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sterilized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Sterilizing.] [Cf. F. st['e]riliser.]
1. To make sterile or unproductive; to impoverish, as land;
to exhaust of fertility. [R.] “Sterilizing the earth.”
2. (Biol.) To deprive of the power of reproducing; to render
incapable of germination or fecundation; to make sterile.
3. (Microbiology, Medicine) To destroy all spores or germs in
(an organic fluid or mixture) or on (a medical
instrument), as by heat, so as to prevent contamination by
bacteria or other organisms. A common method of
sterilization in laboratories and medical facilities is to
heat a liquid sample or an instrument in an autoclave.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
4. To destroy all spores or germs on (a surface) by wetting
with an antiseptic liquid, such as an alcoholic solution.