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granitization

[gran-i-tuh-zey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. a hypothetical process of forming granite.
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Origin of granitization

First recorded in 1890–95; granitize + -ation
Also called gran·i·ti·fi·ca·tion [gran-i-tuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌgræn ɪ tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/.
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British Dictionary definitions for granitization

granitization

granitisation

noun
  1. the metamorphic conversion of a rock into granite
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