Pronunciation: (sō'lu-rīz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. Photog.to reverse (an image) partially, as from negative to positive, by exposure to light during development.
2. to adapt (a building) to the use of solar energy: We hope to solarize our house within five years.
3. to affect by sunlight.
Photog.(of material) to become injured by overexposure. Also, esp. Brit.,so'lar•ise".
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