verb (used with object), ster·i·lized, ster·i·liz·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for sterilize
Sterilise these before use by boiling, and disinfect them after use by the same means.
Sterilise the fitted rubber cork, with its funnel and tubing, by boiling in the water steriliser for ten minutes.
After incubation heat the cultivation to 55° C. for half an hour, to sterilise.
Sterilise in the steamer at 100° C. for thirty minutes on each of three consecutive days.
Already all of his lairs but one be sterilise as for him; and before the sunset this shall be so.Dracula|Bram Stoker