pasteurize

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Borrowed from French pasteuriser. From Louis Pasteur, the inventor of the process, +‎ -ize.

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pasteurize (third-person singular simple present pasteurizes, present participle pasteurizing, simple past and past participle pasteurized)

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

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pasteurize

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of pasteurizar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of pasteurizar
  3. first-person singular imperative of pasteurizar
  4. third-person singular imperative of pasteurizar