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skeletonize

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transitive verb skel·e·ton·ize \-ˌīz\

Definition of skeletonize

skeletonized

skeletonizing

  1. :  to produce in or reduce to skeleton form <skeletonize a leaf>



1644

First Known Use of skeletonize

1644


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