Pronunciation: (min'ur-u-līz", min'ru-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/mineralize.html on line 81 [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to convert into a mineral substance.
2. to transform (a metal) into an ore.
3. to impregnate or supply with mineral substances.
to study or collect the minerals of a region. Also, esp. Brit.,min'er•al•ise".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.