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Noun: pasteurisation  ,pãs-chu-rI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: pasteurization)
  1. Partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food
    - pasteurization

Derived forms: pasteurisations

Type of: sterilisation [Brit], sterilization

Encyclopedia: Pasteurisation