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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v mineralize transform (a metal) into an ore
    • v mineralize convert into a mineral substance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 4% of an apples is made up of minerals and vitamins, and over 80% is made up of water
    • Mineralize To charge or impregnate with ore.
    • v. i Mineralize To go on an excursion for observing and collecting minerals; to mineralogize.
    • Mineralize To impregnate with a mineral; as, mineralized water.
    • Mineralize To transform into a mineral. "In these caverns the bones are not mineralized ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Alcohol beverages have all 13 minerals necessary for human life
    • mineralize To change from the metallic character to that of an ore. Thus tin, a white metal, becomes very dark-colored and unmetallic in appearance when mineralized by oxygen, as it is in the common ore of that metal.
    • mineralize To go on a minoralogical excursion; make an excursion with the view of collecting minerals. Also spelled mineralise.
    • mineralize To impregnate with mineral substances, as metallic salts: thus, the water of a particular spring may be spoken of as more or less strongly mineralized.
    • mineralize In mining, to introduce, in solution or otherwise, a new mineral or ore into (surroundings where it did not previously exist, as, for example, into a fissure or into shattered or porous rock). The rock is then said to be mineralized.
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  • Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    “I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?”
  • Marguerite Gardiner Blessington
    Marguerite Gardiner Blessington
    “Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out.”
  • J. Paul Getty
    “The meek shall inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. minéraliser,


In literature:

At the desk they asked the clerk if he knew an old miner and prospector named Abe Blower.
"Dave Porter in the Gold Fields" by Edward Stratemeyer
And they ought to be that, for it will be no child's play; the Injins of Dakota are snakes upon miners.
"Picked up at Sea" by J.C. Hutcheson
The miners had already tired of the semi-military phase of their government, and had met and adopted a state constitution.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
The miners' clothes and light are mentioned, and the standard measure called "bellis," to the exclusion of carts and "waynes.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
Each miner had a pan of tin or iron, which he filled half-full of the gravel, or "pay dirt," as the miners called it.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
This was attached to the head of the horse, so that the miner could lead her.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
The smallest proportion of mineral matter is found in wood.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
He was developing a mineral industry by the help of miners he had hired from Cornwall.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
The men, instead of being blackened like coal-miners, are covered with white dust.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
If one could afford it, it would be well to drink nothing but mineral water in the summer.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague

In poetry:

Women and men, with eyes askance and strange,
Fearing, we knew not what, to see.
Against the hollowed jaws of the torn hill,
Why creep the miners silently?
"Stronger Than Death" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
The miner at his work, the axeman where
He hews out fortune with enduring toil;
The farmer with his plenty and to spare,
For laughing harvests crown our fruitful son.
"Farewell To Lord And Lady Dufferin" by Nora Pembroke
A heroic story I will unfold,
Concerning Jenny Carrister, a heroine bold,
Who lived in Australia, at a gold mine called Lucknow,
And Jenny was beloved by the the miners, somehow.
"Jenny Carrister, The Heroine of Lucknow-Mine" by William Topaz McGonagall
Changing for amber-knobs their Eastern ware
Or tin-sand silvery fair,
To temper brazen swords, or rim the shield
Of heroes, arm'd for fight:--
While the rough miners, wondering, gladly yield
"The First And The Last" by Francis Turner Palgrave
Those hearts of ours -- how wise! how wise!
They can lift their thoughts till they touch the skies;
They can sink their shafts, like a miner bold,
Where wisdom's mines hide their pearls and gold.
"A Reverie" by Abram Joseph Ryan
And when all his arrangements had been made,
He was lowered down by a miner that felt a little afraid,
But most fortunately Jenny Carrister came up at the time,
Just as Jack Allingford was lowered into the mine.
"Jenny Carrister, The Heroine of Lucknow-Mine" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The second Mineral Wells Punt, Pass and Kick competition was rained out Sept 29 and moved to last Saturday afternoon.
Friends and family of the 13 trapped miners gather on Monday at the Sago Baptist Church in Tallmansville, West Virginia.
The Negaunee Miners on the field, ready for their District Title game.
'1913 Massacre' explores event that led to deaths of 73 miners and family members.
A Houston-based energy company has sold $43 million worth of mineral leases in Mercer, Crawford and Trumbull counties.
Alsup and Ruth Amanda Dollar Alsup, Castor was a member of Miner Baptist Church and had been a deacon at the First Baptist Church for over 50 years.
Photo by Sam Friedman / News-Miner.
Luke's Miners Hospital attains Chest Pain center accreditation.
Luke's Miners Memorial accredited chest pain center.
Soon after graduation he met the love of his life, Connie Paynter, of Mineral Point.
National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Statement: Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements and Chronic Disease Prevention.
Had it not been for its rejuvenating mineral waters, White Sulphur Springs might be just another place on the map.
Missing Fairbanks man's four-wheeler found by miner.
The product contains 20 percent juice, five vitamins, minerals, and is low in sugar.
This pan's mineral-based Thermolon coating – the key to its nonstick properties – proved itself time and again: Steaks seared wonderfully and omelets slid out smoothly.

In science:

Most of the techniques are based on a data perturbation approach, wherein the user data is distorted in a probabilistic manner that is disclosed to the eventual miner.
A Framework for High-Accuracy Privacy-Preserving Mining
Since the distribution PU is known through reconstruction to the miner, and matrix A is fixed, the above posterior probability can be determined by the miner.
A Framework for High-Accuracy Privacy-Preserving Mining
But, in the randomized matrix case where PVi /Ui (v/u) is a realization of random variable ˜A, only its distribution and not the exact value for a given i is known to the miner.
A Framework for High-Accuracy Privacy-Preserving Mining
Thus determinations like the above cannot be made by the miner for a given record Ui .
A Framework for High-Accuracy Privacy-Preserving Mining
Materials such as clay minerals and zeolites are known for both their adsorptive and catalytic capabilities.
Sorption heat engines: simple inanimate negative entropy generators