podzolize
verb see podzolization

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  • podzolize — pod·zol·ize …   English syllables

  • podzolize — …   Useful english dictionary

  • podzolization — also podsolization noun Date: 1912 a process of soil formation especially in humid regions involving principally leaching of the upper layers with accumulation of material in lower layers and development of characteristic horizons; specifically… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • podzolization — [päd΄säl΄i zā′shən, päd΄sôl΄i zā′shənpäd΄zäl i zā′shən, päd΄zôli zā′shən] n. 〚see PODZOL〛 a process of soil formation, esp. in cool, humid regions, in which the upper layers are leached of iron, lime, and alumina, which are then concentrated in… …   Universalium

  • podzol — [ pɔdzɔl ] n. m. • 1902; mot russe « sol sablonneux, stérile » ♦ Géogr. Sol cendreux, très délavé, des climats humides et froids. Le podzol, riche en fer, se trouve dans les zones forestières à conifères. Les podzols des régions boréales. Adj.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 灰化 — huīhuà (1) [podzolize]∶使之转化为灰壤 (2) [dry ash]∶化学分析中将样品转化成灰 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • podzolise — [c]/ˈpɒdzəlaɪz/ (say podzuhluyz) verb (podzolised, podzolising) –verb (t) 1. to make into podzol. –verb (i) 2. to become podzol. Also, podzolize, podsolise, podsolize. –podzolisation /pɒdzəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say podzuhluy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • podzolization — [päd΄säl΄i zā′shən, päd΄sôl΄i zā′shənpäd΄zäl i zā′shən, päd΄zôli zā′shən] n. [see PODZOL] a process of soil formation, esp. in cool, humid regions, in which the upper layers are leached of iron, lime, and alumina, which are then concentrated in… …   English World dictionary

  • podzol — n. (also podsol) a soil with minerals leached from its surface layers into a lower stratum. Derivatives: podzolize v.tr. & intr. (also ise). Etymology: Russ. f. pod under, zola ashes …   Useful english dictionary

  • podsolize — verb see podzolize * * * podsolization, n. /pod seuh luyz /, v., podsolized, podsolizing. v.t. 1. to make into podsol. v.i. 2. to become podsol. Also, esp. Brit., podsolise. [1925 30; PODSOL + IZE] …   Useful english dictionary

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