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Webster 1913 Edition


Alcoholize

Al′co-hol-ize

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Alcoholized
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Alcoholizing
.]
[Cf. F.
alcooliser
.]
1.
To reduce to a fine powder.
[Obs.]
Johnson.
2.
To convert into alcohol; to rectify; also, to saturate with alcohol.

Webster 1828 Edition


Alcoholize

AL'COHOLIZE

,
Verb.
T.
To convert into alcohol; to rectify spirit till it is wholly dephlegmated; also, to reduce a substance to an impalpable powder.

Definition 2022


alcoholize

alcoholize

English

Verb

alcoholize (third-person singular simple present alcoholizes, present participle alcoholizing, simple past and past participle alcoholized)

  1. To convert into alcohol by fermentation, or to increase the concentration of alcohol by rectification
  2. To infuse or saturate with an alcoholic spirit
  3. To subject to the influence of alcohol
  4. (obsolete) To reduce to a fine powder

Translations

References

  • OED 2nd edition 1989