Definition of porcelanized in US English:

porcelanized

(also porcellanized, porcellanised)

adjective

  • 1Geology. Usually in form porcellanized. = porcelainized.

  • 2Usually in form porcelanized. = porcelainized.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in James Geikie (1839–1915), geologist. Either from post-classical Latin porcellana porcelain + -ized, or alteration of porcelainized.

Pronunciation

porcelanized

/ˈpɔːsɪlənʌɪzd/