HyperDic: pasteurise

English > 1 sense of the word pasteurise:
VERBchangepasteurise, pasteurizeheat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms
English > pasteurise: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningheat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Cause tocondense, distill, distilUndergo condensation
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishpasterizar, pasteurizar
Participlepasteurisedhaving been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation
unpasteurisednot having undergone pasteurization
NounsPasteurFrench chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
pasteurisationpartial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food

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