a person, substance, or device that sterilizes
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How to use sterilizer in a sentence
He could see steam arising from the sterilizer: he knew surgical instruments were boiling merrily away there.Red Pepper Burns | Grace S. Richmond
Consult time table and at the end of the required sterilizing period remove the jars from the sterilizer.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl | Amy Waterman
Any large receptacle that will hold sufficient water may be used as a sterilizer.
If the filled jars have cooled, they should be warmed before placing them in the sterilizer by putting them in hot water.
While the food is undergoing preparation, fill the sterilizer with hot water and allow it to come to the boiling point.