noun see phosphatize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phosphatization — See phosphatize. * * * …   Universalium

  • phosphatization — noun a) the conversion of something into a phosphate b) the treatment of something with phosphate or phosphoric acid …   Wiktionary

  • phosphatization — phos·pha·ti·za·tion …   English syllables

  • phosphatization — ˌfäsfəd.ə̇ˈzāshən, sfəˌtīˈz , ˌsfād.ə̇ˈz noun ( s) : the process of phosphatizing …   Useful english dictionary

  • phosphatize — phosphatization, phosphation /fos fay sheuhn/, n. /fos feuh tuyz /, v.t., phosphatized, phosphatizing. 1. to treat with phosphates. 2. to change to phosphate. Also, esp. Brit., phosphatise. [1880 85; PHOSPHATE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • phosphatize — transitive verb ( tized; tizing) Date: 1866 1. to treat with phosphoric acid or a phosphate 2. to change to a phosphate or phosphates • phosphatization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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