Cutinize
Cutinize \Cu"tin*ize\ (k?"t?n-?z), v. t. & i. To change into cutin. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cutinize — verb convert into cutin • Hypernyms: ↑convert • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * cutinization, n. /kyooht n uyz /, v.t., v.i., cutinized, cutinizing. to make into or become cutin. Also, esp. Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • cutinize — cutinization, n. /kyooht n uyz /, v.t., v.i., cutinized, cutinizing. to make into or become cutin. Also, esp. Brit., cutinise. [1885 90; CUTIN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cutinize — cu•tin•ize [[t]ˈkyut nˌaɪz[/t]] v. t. v. i. ized, iz•ing bot to make into or become cutin • Etymology: 1885–90 cu tin•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • cutinization — [kyo͞o΄tə nə zā′shən, kyo͞ot΄ n əzā′shən] n. Bot. a process in which the outermost plant cells become thickened and covered with cutin, making them waterproof cutinize [kyo͞o′tə nəīz΄, kyo͞ot′ nīz΄] vi., vt. cutinized, cutinizing * * * See… …   Universalium

  • cutinise — [c]/ˈkjutənaɪz/ (say kyoohtuhnuyz) verb (cutinised, cutinising) –verb (t) 1. to make into cutin. –verb (i) 2. to become cutin. Also, cutinize. –cutinisation, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • cutinization — [kyo͞o΄tə nə zā′shən, kyo͞ot΄ n əzā′shən] n. Bot. a process in which the outermost plant cells become thickened and covered with cutin, making them waterproof cutinize [kyo͞o′tə nəīz΄, kyo͞ot′ nīz΄] vi., vt. cutinized, cutinizing …   English World dictionary

  • cutinization — ˌkyütənə̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cutinize + ation : infiltration of plant cell walls with cutin compare cuticularization, suberization * * * cūtinizāˈtion or cūtinisāˈtion nou …   Useful english dictionary

  • cu|tic|u|lar|ize — «kyoo TIHK yuh luh ryz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. 1. to make a cuticle of. 2. Botany. to cutinize …   Useful english dictionary

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