pasteurise

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See also: pasteurisé

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Borrowing from French pasteuriser. From Louis Pasteur, the inventor of the process, + -ise

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pasteurise (third-person singular simple present pasteurises, present participle pasteurising, simple past and past participle pasteurised)

  1. (transitive) To heat food for the purpose of killing harmful organisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, molds, and yeasts.

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pasteurise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pasteuriser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pasteuriser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pasteuriser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of pasteuriser
  5. second-person singular imperative of pasteuriser