[ ey-juh-nahyz ]
/ ˈeɪ dʒəˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), a·ge·nized, a·ge·niz·ing.
to bleach (flour) with nitrogen trichloride.
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Also especially British, a·ge·nise.
Origin of agenize
1945–50; agene U.S. trade name for nitrogen trichloride + -ize
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