noun. making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing.
Example sentences of the word sanitization
1. Noun, singular or mass
Draw a small circle in the part of the run where drains would be installed and consider optimal placement for hoses or other sanitization systems so you'll have access to every run.
Some Kenmore dishwashers have a sanitize feature; when this light blinks, it means the sanitization step failed because the hot water in the dishwasher did not achieve the desired temperature or the final rinse cycle was interrupted.