dolomitize
transitive verb see dolomitization

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dolomitize — (Amer.) v. convert into dolomite, change limestone into dolomite (also dolomitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dolomitize — /doh leuh muy tuyz , mi , dol euh /, v.t., dolomitized, dolomitizing. Geol. to convert (limestone) into dolomite. Also, esp. Brit., dolomitise. [1860 65; DOLOMITE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dolomitize — do·lo·mit·ize …   English syllables

  • dolomitize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌmīd.ˌīz, məˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to convert into dolomite * * * /doh leuh muy tuyz , mi , dol euh /, v.t., dolomitized, dolomitizing. Geol. to convert (limestone) into dolomite. Also, esp. Brit., dolomitise. [1860 65;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dolomitized — dolomitize (Amer.) v. convert into dolomite, change limestone into dolomite (also dolomitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dolomitizes — dolomitize (Amer.) v. convert into dolomite, change limestone into dolomite (also dolomitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dolomitizing — dolomitize (Amer.) v. convert into dolomite, change limestone into dolomite (also dolomitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dolomitization — noun Date: 1862 the process of converting into dolomite • dolomitize transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dolomitization — /doh leuh muy teuh zay sheuhn, mi , dol euh /, n. Geol. the conversion of limestone into dolomite. [1860 65; DOLOMITIZE + ATION] * * * ▪ mineralogy       process by which limestone is altered into dolomite; when limestone comes into contact with… …   Universalium

  • dolomitise — (Brit.) v. convert into dolomite, change limestone into dolomite (also dolomitize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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