die·​sel·​ize ˈdē-zə-ˌlīz How to pronounce dieselize (audio)
dieselized; dieselizing

transitive verb

: to equip with a diesel engine or with diesel-electric locomotives
dieselization noun

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dieselize was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Dieselize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dieselize. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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