textualize

verb tex·tu·al·ize \ ˈteks-ch(ə-w)ə-ˌlīz \

Definition of textualize

textualized; textualizing
transitive verb
: to put into text : set down as concrete and unchanging
  • the novel textualizes complex emotions

textualization

play \ˌteks-ch(ə-w)ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of textualize

1981


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of very fine texture or delicate form

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