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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To subject (a beverage or other food) to pasteurization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To heat food for the purpose of killing harmful organisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, molds, and yeasts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To subject to pasteurization.
  • transitive v. To treat by pasteurism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To perform Pasteurization; sterilize fermented liquors, as beer or wine, by heat.
  • To subject to the process of Pasteurism.
  • To subject to the process of Pasteurization.
  • Also spelled Pasteurise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. heat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms

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