flash method


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flash meth·od

sterilization of milk by raising it rapidly to a temperature of 178°F, holding it there for a short time, and reducing it rapidly to 40°F.

flash meth·od

(flash meth'ŏd)
Sterilization of milk by raising it rapidly to a temperature of 161°F, holding it there for a short time, and reducing it rapidly to 40°F.

flash method

1. A means of pasteurizing milk by rapidly raising its temperature to 178°F (80.1°C), maintaining it there for a few minutes, and rapidly chilling it until the temperature is 40°F (4.4°C). See: pasteurization
2. A fast low-angle shot method of obtaining magnetic resonance images.
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