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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Transform (a metal) into an ore; Convert into an ore-like substance.

Usage examples (20)
  • The company says it will "mineralize" the carbon dioxide as baking soda, offsetting an additional 200,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide in the manufacture of benign...
  • With time, the plaque can mineralize into tartar, which becomes a hard crust that causes further irritation.
  • RICKETS In infants and children, severe vitamin D deficiency results in the failure of the bone to mineralize.
  • The main purpose of wastewater treatment is to remove or mineralize the organic substances, i.e. to prepare them for release into a receiving body of water or the... for more
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