sanitization
noun see sanitize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sanitization — can refer to* Disinfection, the destruction of pathogenic and other kinds of microorganisms * Sanitization (classified information) * Censorship, removing information from a published document …   Wikipedia

  • sanitization — (san ī ti za shun) Reduction of the microbial population on an inanimate object to levels judged safe by public health standards; usually, the object is cleaned …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • sanitization — See sanitize. * * * …   Universalium

  • sanitization — noun a) the act of sanitizing something, or something that has been sanitized b) the process of editing a security classified document in order to reduce its classification level …   Wiktionary

  • sanitization — The process of making something sanitary. * * * san·i·ti·za·tion (san″ĭ tĭ zaґshən) the process of making or the quality of being made sanitary; see sanitize …   Medical dictionary

  • sanitization — n. act of cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, act of making hygienic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanitization — san·i·ti·za·tion …   English syllables

  • sanitization — noun making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing • Syn: ↑sanitation, ↑sanitisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑sanitise (for: ↑sanitisation), ↑sanitize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sanitization (classified information) — Not to be confused with Data cleansing. Part of a series on Censorship …   Wikipedia

  • sanitize — sanitization, n. /san i tuyz /, v.t., sanitized, sanitizing. 1. to free from dirt, germs, etc., as by cleaning or sterilizing. 2. to make less offensive by eliminating anything unwholesome, objectionable, incriminating, etc.: to sanitize a… …   Universalium

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