skeletonize

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verb skel·e·ton·ize \ˈske-lə-tə-ˌnīz\

Definition of skeletonize

skeletonized

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skeletonizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to produce in or reduce to skeleton form skeletonize a leaf

1644

First Known Use of skeletonize

1644


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