gleization
noun Date: 1938 development of or conversion into gley

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gleization — /glay zay sheuhn/, n. Geol. the natural process of producing gley. [1935 40; GLEY + IZATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • gleization — glei·za·tion …   English syllables

  • gleization — glāˈzāshən noun ( s) Etymology: gley + ize + ation : the development of gley : conversion into gley * * * /glay zay sheuhn/, n. Geol. the natural process of producing gley. [1935 40; GLEY + IZATION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gleying — noun Date: 1949 gleization …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • I before E except after C — I before e, except after c is a mnemonic device used to help many students remember how to spell certain words in the English language. It means that, in words where i and e fall together, the order is ie , except directly following c , when it… …   Wikipedia

  • gley — /glay/, n. Geol. a mottled soil in which iron compounds have been oxidized and reduced by intermittent water saturation. Cf. gleization. [1925 30; < Ukrainian glei clayey earth; c. Byelorussian, Russ dial. glei, Serbo Croatian glêj; akin to CLAY] …   Universalium

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