autoclave Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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autoclavenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔː.təʊ.kleɪv/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬oʊ-/
a ​piece of ​equipment that uses ​steam at high ​pressure to sterilize (= ​clean)objects used in ​medicaloperations
verb [T] uk   us  
Lewis ​estimates that 40 to 80 ​percent of ​dentistsactually autoclave ​theirinstruments as they should.
(Definition of autoclave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “autoclave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高压灭菌锅…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高壓滅菌鍋…
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