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kaolinize

[ key-uh-luh-nahyz ]
/ ˈkeɪ ə ləˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with object), ka·o·lin·ized, ka·o·lin·iz·ing.

to convert (minerals containing kaolinite) into kaolin by weathering.

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Also especially British, ka·o·lin·ise .

Origin of kaolinize

First recorded in 1870–75; kaolin + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM kaolinize

ka·o·lin·i·za·tion, noun
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