[dee-zuh-lahyz, -suh-]
verb (used with object), dieselized, dieselizing.
to equip with diesel machinery.
verb (used without object), dieselized, dieselizing.
to become equipped with diesel machinery or vehicles, as a railroad.
Also, especially British, dieselise.

1945–50; diesel + -ize

dieselization, noun
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