Definition of granitize in English:

granitize

(also granitise)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective granitized
Geology
  • Give (rock) a granitic character:

    ‘it was partially granitized by the surrounding magma’
    • ‘High-grade metamorphic rocks, often intensely folded and granitised, form the tectonic shield areas of the continent.’
    • ‘The product may vary from a homogeneous rock produced by soaking to a coarsely mixed rock easily separable into relic and granitic or granitised portions.’
    • ‘Rocks are deformed, granitised and high grade metamorphosed.’
    • ‘Partly granitized formations also occur in Terego County, which include porphyroblastic gneisses and quartz diorite.’
    • ‘They are primarily quartzite, granite, and granitized schists.’

Pronunciation:

granitize

/ˈɡranɪtʌɪz/