Definition of laterizing in US English:

laterizing

(also laterising)

noun

Geology
  • = laterization.

adjective

Geology
  • That causes or involves laterization; that is undergoing laterization.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Mining Magazine. From laterize + -ing<br>early 20th century. From laterize + -ing.

Pronunciation

laterizing

/ˈlatərʌɪzɪŋ/