phosphatize


phos·pha·tize

verb \ˈfäs-fə-ˌtīz\
phos·pha·tizedphos·pha·tiz·ing

Definition of PHOSPHATIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to treat with phosphoric acid or a phosphate
2
:  to change to a phosphate or phosphates
phos·pha·ti·za·tion \ˌfäs-fə-tə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌfā-\ noun

First Known Use of PHOSPHATIZE

1866

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