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dieselize

[dee-zuh-lahyz, -suh-] /ˈdi zəˌlaɪz, -sə-/
verb (used with object), dieselized, dieselizing.
1.
to equip with diesel machinery.
verb (used without object), dieselized, dieselizing.
2.
to become equipped with diesel machinery or vehicles, as a railroad.
Also, especially British, dieselise.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; diesel + -ize
Related forms
dieselization, noun
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