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kaolinize

[key-uh-luh-nahyz] /ˈkeɪ ə ləˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), kaolinized, kaolinizing.
1.
to convert (minerals containing kaolinite) into kaolin by weathering.
Also, especially British, kaolinise.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; kaolin + -ize
Related forms
kaolinization, noun
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