verb (used with object), ster·i·lized, ster·i·liz·ing.
Examples from the Web for sterilize
The effort to sterilize his image first began when Epstein hired Los Angeles-based spin doctors Sitrick Co.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then sterilize your cans, and you won't have a bit of trouble.Living on a Little|Caroline French Benton
Even when a surgeon is doing a Porro operation, his main intention may not be to sterilize the woman.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
In the field it is sometimes necessary to sterilize or filter water.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
They use em to sterilize milk, killing the germs by sound waves carried through the fluid.The Fifth-Dimension Tube|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
It is employed to sterilize water for drinking purposes on a large scale and to disinfect sewage plant effluents.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey