podzolization


pod·zol·i·za·tion

noun \ˌpäd-ˌz-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of PODZOLIZATION

:  a process of soil formation especially in humid regions involving principally leaching of the upper layers with accumulation of material in lower layers and development of characteristic horizons; specifically :  the development of a podzol
pod·zol·ize \ˈpäd-ˌz-ˌlīz\ verb

Variants of PODZOLIZATION

pod·zol·i·za·tion also pod·sol·i·za·tion \ˌpäd-ˌz-lə-ˈzā-shən\

First Known Use of PODZOLIZATION

1912

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: POE
Previous Word in the Dictionary: podzol
All Words Near: podzolization

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up podzolization? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).