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Overview of adj sterile

The adj sterile has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sterile, unfertile, infertile

(incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple")

2. aseptic, sterile

(free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms; "a sterile operating area"; "aseptic surgical instruments"; "aseptic surgical techniques")

3. sterile, unimaginative, uninspired, uninventive

(deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention; "a sterile ideology lacking in originality"; "unimaginative development of a musical theme"; "uninspired writing") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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