verb (used with object), pas·teur·ized, pas·teur·iz·ing.
- pasteurella pseudotuberculosis,
- pasteurella tularensis,
Origin of pasteurize
Examples from the Web for pasteurized
“Pasteurized milk is really not that delicious if you know the taste of raw milk,” he says.
In commercial practice the essential biological requirement is expressed in the enhanced keeping quality of the pasteurized milk.
In all pasteurized milk as it flows from the machine, there will remain some living bacteria.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
This was caused by a diet of pasteurized milk and dehydrated vegetables.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
It is true, of course, that pasteurized milk is not so good as clean raw milk.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Where milk is pasteurized or boiled it is found that the mortality among children is greatly reduced.
1881, with -ize, after Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), French chemist and bacteriologist, who invented the process of heating food, milk, wine, etc., to kill most of the micro-organisms in it; distinguished from sterilization, which involves killing all of them. The surname is literally "Pastor." Related: Pasteurized; pasteurizing.