Definition of caramelization in English:

caramelization

(British caramelisation)

noun

  • See caramelize

    • ‘Although it is chemically complex, caramelization is physically straightforward.’
    • ‘The pears had been barely cooked and they perched on a puff pastry tarte with no caramelisation in sight.’
    • ‘Also tried another tarte tatin, but it needed a little more caramelisation.’
    • ‘The meat was assuming a delicious caramelization as small bits of fat morphed into sugar.’
    • ‘Is there anything more fabulous than something created through the wonder and miracle of caramelization?’

Pronunciation

caramelization

/kar(ə)məlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/