Definitions for "SANITIZE"
The last part of the cleaning procedure of food equipment and surfaces to reduce microbial counts to a safe level within the department.
The act of cleaning and removing the bulk of the bacteria from an item.
To kill or remove injurious, microorganisms but not necessarily to sterilize. Dairy equipment is commonly sanitized with heat or chemicals.
make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features; "sanitize a document before releasing it to the press"; "sanitize history"; "sanitize the language in a book"
To make sanitary.