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carbonitride

noun car·bo·ni·tride \ˌkärbōˈnī‧ˌtrīd, -trə̇d\

Definition of carbonitride

plural

-s

  1. :  a compound with carbon and nitrogen

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Origin and Etymology of carbonitride

carb- + nitride


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carbonitride

transitive verb car·bo·ni·tride \"\

Definition of carbonitride

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to treat (an iron alloy) by heating in a gaseous atmosphere of such composition that carbon and nitrogen are absorbed and then cooling in such a way as to produce case hardening

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