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with object To coat or impregnate (a surface or material such as glass or paper) with albumen or (formerly in Photography) with an albuminous solution. Now chiefly historical.
Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). Partly from albumen + -ize, and partly from albumin + -ize.
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