Vitriolization
Vitriolization Vit`ri*ol*i*za"tion, n. [Cf. F. vitriolisation.] (Old Chem.) The act of vitriolizing, or the state of being vitriolized; vitriolation. [1913 Webster]

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  • vitriolization — vitriolizāˈtion or vitriolisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑vitriol …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitriolize — vitriolization, n. /vi tree euh luyz /, v.t., vitriolized, vitriolizing. 1. to treat with or change into vitriol. 2. to injure or burn with sulfuric acid. Also, esp. Brit., vitriolise. [1685 95; VITRIOL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • vitriolize — vitriolization, n. /vi tree euh luyz /, v.t., vitriolized, vitriolizing. 1. to treat with or change into vitriol. 2. to injure or burn with sulfuric acid. Also, esp. Brit., vitriolise. [1685 95; VITRIOL + IZE] …   Useful english dictionary

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