bacterise
bacterise acterise v. to subject to the action of bacteria.

Syn: bacterize. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bacterise — (Brit.) v. alter the composition of something using bacteria; subject to bacterial action (also bacterize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterise — verb subject to the action of bacteria • Syn: ↑bacterize • Derivationally related forms: ↑bacterium, ↑bacterium (for: ↑bacterize) • Hypernyms: ↑subject …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacterised — bacterise (Brit.) v. alter the composition of something using bacteria; subject to bacterial action (also bacterize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterises — bacterise (Brit.) v. alter the composition of something using bacteria; subject to bacterial action (also bacterize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterising — bacterise (Brit.) v. alter the composition of something using bacteria; subject to bacterial action (also bacterize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterize — verb subject to the action of bacteria • Syn: ↑bacterise • Derivationally related forms: ↑bacterium (for: ↑bacterise), ↑bacterium • Hypernyms: ↑subject …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacterize — acterize v. to subject to the action of bacteria. Syn: bacterise. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacterize — bacterization, n. /bak teuh ruyz /, v.t., bacterized, bacterizing. to change in composition by means of bacteria. Also, esp. Brit., bacterise. [1910 15; BACTER + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacterize — (Amer.) v. alter the composition of something using bacteria; subject to bacterial action (also bacterise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterized — bacterize (Amer.) v. alter the composition of something using bacteria; subject to bacterial action (also bacterise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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