Meaning of STERILIZE in English

STERILIZE

v. 1 purify, disinfect, cleanse, clean, fumigate, depurate, Technical autoclave Sterilize the instruments before using them 2 castrate (males), emasculate (males), geld (horses), spay (female animals), alter (animals), neuter (animals), caponize (male fowl), eunuchize (males), Technical ovariectomize (females), vasectomize (males), Colloq fix (animals), cut (male animals), Slang tie (someone's) tubes Steers - that is, sterilized bulls - yield tenderer meat

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