sterilize


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sterilize

sterilize
Sterlized portion of runway/airfield.
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.
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At the time this was proposed, I felt that the consulting firm doing the job could never sterilize anywhere near all the bucks there.
Furthermore, for companies that do not need to sterilize components on a large scale, having their own sterilization equipment might be less cost-efficient than outsourcing.
To sterilize items, simply place them inside the unit and press START.
The shelter will not be required to sterilize the animal until it is being released, and can charge the person reclaiming or adopting the cat or dog up to $100 for the cost of sterilization.
The United States and other central banks that operate with an over-night interest-rate target routinely sterilize their interventions because they do not allow them to interfere with achieving the interest rate target.
The quick-release system is designed to be easily removed, without the use of tools thus reducing downtime when needing to sterilize the vacuum nozzle, tubing and seal bar.
Finally, remove the bur and insert the handpiece into a bag and sterilize it.
Cargo was also "perfumed." This term likely derived from burning fragrant herbs, juniper berries, aromatic gums (e.g., myrrh), and resinous wood in attempts to sterilize items.
Whyard was also involved in a project to sterilize Pacific oysters.