physicalize

verb
phys·​i·​cal·​ize | \ ˈfi-zi-kə-ˌlīz How to pronounce physicalize (audio) \
physicalized; physicalizing

Definition of physicalize

transitive verb

: to give physical form or expression to her gestures physicalized her major points

First Known Use of physicalize

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Physicalize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physicalize. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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