sterilize(redirected from sterilise)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.
Related to sterilise: sterilize
i. To blank off a portion of an instrument panel for equipment not yet installed.
ii. To mark off a portion of a runway as not usable.
iii. To prohibit unauthorized access to a portion of or the entire airport for security reasons.
iv. To make unusable or unavailable a facility, such as a portion of an aircraft, for carrying a weapon.