One entry found for mercerize.
Main Entry: mer·cer·ize
Pronunciation: primarystressmschwar-sschwa-secondarystressrimacrz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -ized; -iz·ing
: to treat cotton fiber or fabrics with a chemical so that the fibers are strengthened, take dyes better, and often acquire a soft shine
- mer·cer·i·za·tion /secondarystressmschwars-(schwa-)rschwa-primarystresszamacr-shschwan/ noun


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