Definition of anthracitization in US English:

anthracitization

(also anthracitisation)

noun

Geology
  • The natural process by which a coal deposit is converted into anthracite.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Winchell (1824–1891). From anthracite + -ization.

Pronunciation

anthracitization

/ˌanθrəsʌɪtəˈzeɪʃn/