how to pronounce autoclave

/ˈɔːtoʊkˌlɛɪv/

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autoclave is pronounced in three syllables

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ɔːtoʊklɛɪv

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An example use of autoclave in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that's the autoclave room what happens …”

meanings of autoclave

noun:

  1. A strong, pressurized, heated vessel, as for laboratory experiments, sterilization, cooking or mineral processing.

verb:

  1. To sterilize laboratory equipment in an autoclave.

adjective:

  1. Autokey.

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