sterilize

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sterilize verb
also British sterilise /ˈsterəˌlaɪz/
sterilizes; sterilized; sterilizing
sterilize
verb
also British sterilise /ˈsterəˌlaɪz/
sterilizes; sterilized; sterilizing
Learner's definition of STERILIZE
[+ object]
: to clean (something) by destroying germs or bacteria
: to make (someone or something) unable to produce children, young animals, etc.

— sterilization

also British sterilisation /ˌsterələˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌstɛrəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun, plural sterilizations [count, noncount]

— sterilizer

also British steriliser /ˈsterəˌlaɪzɚ/ noun, plural sterilizers [count]
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