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granitization

[ gran-i-tuh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌgræn ɪ təˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

a hypothetical process of forming granite.

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Also called gran·i·ti·fi·ca·tion [gran-i-tuh-fi-key-shuhn]. /ˌgræn ɪ tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/.

Origin of granitization

First recorded in 1890–95; granitize + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for granitization

granitization

granitisation

/ (ˌɡrænɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) /

noun

the metamorphic conversion of a rock into granite
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