Phosphorize
Phosphorize Phos"phor*ize, v. t. To phosphorate. [1913 Webster]

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  • phosphorize — (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) phosphorate, combine with phosphorus (also phosphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phosphorize — phosphorization, n. /fos feuh ruyz /, v.t., phosphorized, phosphorizing. phosphorate (def. 1). Also, esp. Brit., phosphorise. [1790 1800; PHOSPHOR + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • phosphorize — verb To combine or treat with phosphorus; to phosphorate …   Wiktionary

  • phosphorize — phos·pho·rize …   English syllables

  • phosphorize — ˈfäsfəˌrīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: French phosphoriser, from phosphore phosphor + iser ize : phosphorate …   Useful english dictionary

  • phosphorized — phosphorize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) phosphorate, combine with phosphorus (also phosphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phosphorizes — phosphorize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) phosphorate, combine with phosphorus (also phosphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phosphorizing — phosphorize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) phosphorate, combine with phosphorus (also phosphorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phosphorate — /fos feuh rayt /, v.t., phosphorated, phosphorating. 1. Also, phosphorize. Chem. to combine or impregnate with phosphorus. 2. to cause to have phosphorescence. [1780 90; PHOSPHOR or PHOSPHOR + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • phosphorate — verb to combine or treat with phosphorus; to phosphorize …   Wiktionary

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