transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to affect by exposing to the light and heat of the sun
- to overexpose (a photographic film or plate) deliberately during developing to create special effects
to become injured by such overexposure
verbso·lar·ized, so·lar·iz·ing, so·lar·iz·es
To affect by exposing to the sun's rays.
To be overexposed. Used of photographic film.