do·​lo·​mi·​ti·​za·​tion ˌdȯ-lə-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce dolomitization (audio)
: the process of converting into dolomite
dolomitize transitive verb

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dolomitization was in 1862

Dictionary Entries Near dolomitization

Cite this Entry

“Dolomitization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on dolomitization

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!