pelletize

verb
pel·​let·​ize | \ ˈpe-lə-ˌtīz How to pronounce pelletize (audio) \
pelletized; pelletizing

Definition of pelletize

transitive verb

1 : to form or compact into pellets pelletize ore
2 : to coat (seeds) with a soluble material (as to facilitate ease of handling)

Other Words from pelletize

pelletization \ ˌpe-​lə-​tə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce pelletization (audio) \ noun
pelletizer \ ˈpe-​lə-​ˌtī-​zər How to pronounce pelletizer (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pelletize

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pelletize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelletize. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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