flash method

n.

A method in which milk is sterilized by raising it rapidly to a temperature of 178°F and, after holding it at that temperature for a brief period, rapidly reducing its temperature to 40°F.

Nearby words

  1. flash flood,
  2. flash gun,
  3. flash in the pan,
  4. flash lamp,
  5. flash memory,
  6. flash mob,
  7. flash photography,
  8. flash photolysis,
  9. flash picture,
  10. flash point


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