Definition of electrolize in US English:

electrolize

(also electralize, electralise, electrolise)

verb

  • with object To subject to electrolysis; specifically = "electrolyse".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. Apparently from elctrol- + -ize, after electrolization, in sense 1 probably partly as alteration of electrolyse.

Pronunciation

electrolize

/ɪˈlɛktrəlʌɪz/