Meaning of solarize

so•lar•ize

Pronunciation: (sō'lu-rīz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to reverse (an image) partially, as from negative to positive, by exposure to light during development.
  2. to adapt (a building) to the use of solar energy: We hope to solarize our house within five years.
  3. to affect by sunlight.
—v.i.
  1. (of material) to become injured by overexposure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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