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Meaning of "UHT" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES UHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

UHT

Ultra-high-temperature processing

Ultra-high temperature processing, ultra-heat treatment, or ultra-pasteurization is the sterilization of food by heating it for an extremely short period, around 1–2 seconds, at a temperature exceeding 135°C, which is the temperature required to kill spores in milk. The most common UHT product is milk, but the process is also used for fruit juices, cream, soy milk, yogurt, wine, soups, honey, and stews. UHT milk was invented in the 1960s, and became generally available for consumption in the 1970s. A modern UHT processing line by Tetra Pak. High heat during the UHT process can cause Maillard browning and change the taste and smell of dairy products. UHT milk has a typical shelf life of six to nine months, until opened. It can be contrasted with HTST pasteurization, in which the milk is heated to 72°C for at least 15 seconds.

Definition of UHT in the English dictionary

The definition of UHT in the dictionary is ultra heat treated.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE UHT

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Synonyms and antonyms of UHT in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «UHT» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

UHT
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

UHT
570 millions of speakers

English

UHT
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

यू एच टी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

UHT
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

УВТ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

UHT
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গান UHT
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

UHT
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

UHT
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

UHT
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

UHT
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

UHT
85 millions of speakers

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UHT
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tiệt trùng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

UHT
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यू एच टी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

UHT
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

UHT
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

UHT
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

УВТ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

UHT
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

UHT
15 millions of speakers
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UHT
14 millions of speakers
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UHT
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

UHT
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UHT»

The term «UHT» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.490 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UHT»

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Continuous Thermal Processing of Foods: Pasteurization and ...
This new book updates and expands Harold Burton's classic book, UHT Processing of Milk and Milk Products, to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of thermal processing of liquid and particulate foods.
Michael J. Lewis, Neil J. Heppell, 2000
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Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Third Edition
19.2.2 uht milk The International Dairy Federation has suggested that UHT milk should be defined as “milk which has been subjected to a continuous-flow heating process at a high temperature for a short time and which afterward has been ...
Gordon L. Robertson, 2012
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Handbook of Food Preservation
Proteins are, to a certain extent, denatured during UHT processing [153]. This is particularly the case with whey proteins. The direct heating process causes less denaturation (60-70%), while the indirect process denatures about 75-80% of ...
M. Shafiur Rahman, 1999
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Milk Quality
These chemicals are used analytically to differentiate sterilised milk from UHT. 9.2.3 UHT treatment The chemical denaturation of milk quality in sterilised milk has to a large extent, been eliminated — or at best substantially reduced — by UHT ...
Frank Harding, 1995
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Technology of Dairy Products
(1985) report that off-flavour development and vitamin C loss due to fluorescent light progress more rapidly in polyethylene containers than in polyethylene- coated cartons. 1.6.2 UHT milk Ultra-high temperature processing has been designed ...
Ralph Early, 1998
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Microbiological Safety and Quality of Food
The packaging material can also have an influence on the shelf life of pasteurized milk either by direct contamination of the product by organisms on the material, or indirectly by allowing bacteria to penetrate into the product.150 22.8.3 UHT ...
Barbara Lund, Tony C. Baird-Parker, Grahame Warwick Gould, 2000
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Food Industries Manual
Viscous products, e.g. custards, desserts, can also be UHT processed, but highly viscous products, and products containing particulates, require the use of a scraped surface heat exchanger. Age gelation in UHT milk and creams In some ...
M.D. Ranken, Christopher G J Baker, R.C. Kill, 1997
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Microorganisms in Foods 6: Microbial Ecology of Food Commodities
More commonly, however, milk is UHT heated continuously either by a direct treatment with steam injection or by an indirect treatment by means of heat exchangers, followed by aseptic packaging (Burton, 1988; Robinson, 2002). The aim is to ...
International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF), 2006
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Fundamentals of Dairy Chemistry
UHT milk differs from pasteurized milk mainly in the heat treatment employed for sterilization. Usually UHT milk is heated at 130° to 150°C for 2 to 8 seconds and is then aseptically packaged. In the final heating stage, steam is injected directly  ...
Robert Jenness, Noble P. Wong, Elmer H. Marth, 1988
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Thermal Food Processing: New Technologies and Quality ...
An up-to-date survey of essential techniques and the science behind them, this volume is a critical reference for food industry professionals.
Da-Wen Sun, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UHT»

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Research and Markets: Global Market Study on UHT Milk 2014 …
Growing apartment culture coupled with lack of cold chain infrastructure is driving the global UHT milk market. The market is mainly driven by increasing ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
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"Rocky" Takes the Field at Jerry Uht
If you stop by Jerry Uht Park tonight, you'll see a familiar face taking the field. The ANNA Shelter has announced that Rocky will be "fetching" the first pitch at the ... «YourErie, Jun 15»
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Memorial Day Crowd Fills Jerry Uht Park
"I got a couple of buddies in the military. It's just a day for family and friends to come together and what a better way to do it then at Jerry Uht Park. It's beautiful out ... «YourErie, May 15»
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Australians still suspicious of long-life milk, survey reveals
Australians still haven't got a taste for UHT and long-life milk, even it if is widely consumed by much of the rest of the world, and is especially popular among ... «FoodNavigator-Asia.com, May 15»
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Westland Milk building $40m milk plant in Canterbury
The long life product known as UHT milk for its ultra high temperature processing usually has a shelf life of six to nine months and is usually used in hot climates. «The Press, Apr 15»
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Organic and UHT milk could put unborn babies at risk, says study
“Organic and UHT milk is not bad for you, and drinking all types of milk has ... milk, you would need to drink around an extra half-pint of organic or UHT milk.”. «The Guardian, Apr 15»
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PowerHouse Energy to focus on new PHE G-3 UHT technology
Waste-to-energy specialist Powerhouse (LON:PHE) is jettisoning Pyromex technology to focus on the new PHE G-3 UHT gasification system. The strategic ... «Proactive Investors UK, Feb 15»
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'Sad day if we're putting UHT milk on our cornflakes in the morning'
I think it would be a sad day if we are looking to get UHT milk to put on our cornflakes in the morning stated all year round liquid milk producer and TD for ... «Agriland, Nov 14»
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Avonmore UHT milk selling for €3.50/L in China
Speaking at the official launch of its UHT liquid milk offering in Shanghai this week, which was included within the itinerary of the Irish agri-food Trade Mission, ... «Agriland, Nov 14»
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Irish Dairy Board expands China presence with Kerrygold UHT milk
Ultra-heat treated (UHT) Kerrygold Whole Milk was unveiled by Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney in Beijing this week. «DairyReporter.com, Nov 14»

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