chaptalise

chaptalize

[shap-tuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), chaptalized, chaptalizing.
to subject (wine) to chaptalization.
Also, especially British, chaptalise.


Origin:
< French chaptaliser, named after J. A. Chaptal (died 1832), French chemist; see -ize

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chaptalize or chaptalise (ˈtʃæptəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to add sugar to (a fermenting wine) to increase the alcohol content
 
[C19: after J. A. Chaptal (1756--1832), French chemist who originated the process]
 
chaptalise or chaptalise
 
vb
 
[C19: after J. A. Chaptal (1756--1832), French chemist who originated the process]
 
chaptali'zation or chaptalise
 
n
 
chaptali'sation or chaptalise
 
n

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