verb (used with object), pelletized, pelletizing.
to make or form (concentrated ore) into pellets.
verb (used without object), pelletized, pelletizing.
to make or manufacture pellets.
Also, especially British, pelletise.

1940–45; pellet + -ize

pelletization, noun
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However, in processing animal feed it is often necessary to heat the ingredients briefly to pelletize the mixture.
Post-composting steps to add nutrients and to pelletize the manure can create a marketable fertilizer.
Some plants pelletize the dust and feed it back to their furnaces.
To prepare the resin for shipment, the manufacturer may extrude the resin and then pelletize it.
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