Definition of petrolization in English:

petrolization

noun

  • The covering of water with a surface film of oil in order to kill mosquito larvae.

Origin

Early 20th century. From petrolize + -ation.

Pronunciation

petrolization

/ˌpɛtrəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌpɛtr(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn/