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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To change the composition of (something) by means of bacterial action.

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  • v. To treat with bacteria

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. to subject to the action of bacteria.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. subject to the action of bacteria

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