Definition of chemicalization in US English:

chemicalization

(also chemicalisation)

noun

  • The action or process of treating something with a chemical or chemicals; the use of chemicals in a particular activity or in the production of something (as food, crops, etc.).

Origin

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

Pronunciation

chemicalization

/ˌkɛmɪklʌɪˈzeɪʃn/