verb (used with object), ster·i·lized, ster·i·liz·ing.
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He adds that Thackeray expressed a wish, which he allowed Cruikshank to sterilise, to print the ballad with illustrations.George Cruikshank|W. H. Chesson
This nut should be immersed in boiling water for a few minutes previous to screwing on, in order to sterilise it.
Sterilise the adjacent portion of the aluminium handle by passing it rapidly twice or thrice through the flame.
Sterilise in the steamer at 100° C. for twenty minutes on each of five consecutive days.
Sterilise in the steamer at 100° C. for twenty minutes on each of three consecutive days.