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

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  • phosphatize — [fäs′fə tīz΄] vt. phosphatized, phosphatizing 1. to change into, or treat with, a phosphate or phosphates 2. to treat with phosphoric acid phosphatization n …   English World 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

  • phosphatize — verb a) to convert something into a phosphate b) to treat something with phosphate or phosphoric acid …   Wiktionary

  • phosphatize — phos·pha·tize …   English syllables

  • phosphatize — ˈfäsfəˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phosphate + ize 1. : to convert to a phosphate or phosphates 2. : phosphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • phosphatization — noun see phosphatize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • phosphatization — See phosphatize. * * * …   Universalium

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