Definition of marbleize in English:

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marbleize

Pronunciation: /ˈmärbəˌlīz/

verb

[with object]
Give a marblelike variegated finish to (an object or material): (as adjective marbleized) an old financial ledger with a marbleized cover
More example sentences
  • It is composed of the biggest arches I have ever walked under, and almost everything seems to be made of marble, gold, gilded marble, or marbleized gold.
  • The background is an intricately marbleized cascade of diaphanous, sea-foam-green skeins over cerulean blue, a surface more precious and less labored than usual.
  • In many cases, framers are ‘customizing’ custom framing jobs by hand-making the frame or staining and gold leafing moulding, marbleizing matboard or etching glass.

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Syllabification: mar·ble·ize

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