sterilization in place meaning, sterilization in place definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( sterilizes    3rd person present)   ( sterilizing    present participle)   ( sterilized    past tense & past participle  )
in BRIT, also use sterilise     
1       verb   If you sterilize a thing or a place, you make it completely clean and free from germs.  
Sulphur is also used to sterilize equipment...      V n  
   sterilization             n-uncount  
...the pasteurization and sterilization of milk.     
2       verb   If a person or an animal is sterilized, they have a medical operation that makes it impossible for them to have or produce babies.  
usu passive  
My wife was sterilized after the birth of her fourth child.      be V-ed  
   sterilization            ( sterilizations    plural)    n-var  
In some cases, a sterilization is performed through the vaginal wall.     
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brebis accommodantes trouvent place dans la bergerie
c'est aujourd'hui la saint_lambert. qui quitte sa place la perd
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
the diametrically opposite point on Earth's surface for a specific place
has been put in a place where everybody can see it.
There are many kinds of species on display in the zoo,lets go and visit there.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
One place to find many different unique antiques, collectibles, and novelty items
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems, in which online interaction takes place.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
ce que la langue a brisé, mille chirurgiens ne peuvent le remettre en place
name given to isolated or fictive places;
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
ce n'est ni le temps ni le lieu de
chaque coq chante dans l'endroit où l'on jette les balayures
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