laterization

noun
lat·​er·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌla-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce laterization (audio) \

Definition of laterization

: the process of conversion of rock to laterite

First Known Use of laterization

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of laterization was circa 1882

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“Laterization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laterization. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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