Definition of granitize in English:

granitize

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Geology
  • Alter (rock) so as to give it a granitic character.

    • ‘They are primarily quartzite, granite, and granitized schists.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Partly granitized formations also occur in Terego County, which include porphyroblastic gneisses and quartz diorite.’
    • ‘Rocks are deformed, granitised and high grade metamorphosed.’
    • ‘High-grade metamorphic rocks, often intensely folded and granitised, form the tectonic shield areas of the continent.’

Pronunciation:

granitize

/ˈɡranəˌtīz/