verb (used with object), ster·i·lized, ster·i·liz·ing.
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The sterilizer in the operating-room was out of order—that meant a quarrel with the chief engineer.K|Mary Roberts Rinehart
In one corner stands a sterilizer, steaming pleasantly like a tea kettle.A Book of Burlesques|H. L. Mencken
The jars should be immediately placed in the sterilizer after being packed.Every Step in Canning|Grace Viall Gray
I was standing at the sterilizer when Rees's song began to mount over the screen that hid him from me.A Diary Without Dates|Enid Bagnold
It was as though he had left it yesterday; the microscope screwed to its stand, the sterilizer gleaming and ready.The Breaking Point|Mary Roberts Rinehart