Definition of chemicalize in English:

chemicalize

(also chemicalise)

verb

  • with object To treat with a chemical or chemicals; to change by the action of chemicals; to use chemicals in (an activity) or in the production of (food, crops, etc.).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From chemical + -ize.

Pronunciation

chemicalize

/ˈkɛmɪklʌɪz/