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- n. the presence of heat
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Her grandmother, a pillar of the First Baptist Church of Benton, had never permitted her to miss a single Sunday unless she was really, truly as in running a high temperature ill.
The best, most cost-effective solution is known as autoclaving, which means high temperature steam sterilization in a machine that is basically a big dishwasher.