Share this entry

pasteurize
American English: /ˈpæstʃəˌraɪz/
British English: /ˈpɑːstʃərʌɪz/
, /ˈpastʃərʌɪz/

Translation of pasteurize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • pasteurized milk
    leche (feminine) pasteurizada or pasterizada
    Example sentences
    • Prior to cheese production, this milk is pasteurized in a process that calls for heating it to about 164 degrees, then cooling it via a heat transfer method to about 88 degrees an ideal temperature for making cheese.
    • The skimmed milk is pasteurized to remove unwanted bacteria and enzymes, then a small amount is inoculated, kept warm, and allowed to sour.
    • Texas Pastures organic milk is traditionally pasteurized and produced without antibiotics, synthetic hormones or pesticides.

Definition of pasteurize in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day luxe
    Pronunciation: lʌks
    adjective
    expensive and of high quality; luxurious
    Cultural fact of the day

    Today is Aberri Eguna, Basque national day, and a public holiday in the Basque country of Spain.