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naphthalize

[ naf-thuh-lahyz, nap- ]
/ 藞n忙f 胃蓹藢la瑟z, 藞n忙p- /
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verb (used with object), naph路tha路lized, naph路tha路liz路ing.
to mix or saturate with naphtha.
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Also especially British, naph路tha路lise .

Origin of naphthalize

First recorded in 1835鈥45; naphthal(ene) + -ize
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