carbonitride

noun
car·​bo·​ni·​tride | \ ˌkärbōˈnī‧ˌtrīd, -trə̇d \
plural -s

Definition of carbonitride

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a compound with carbon and nitrogen

carbonitride

transitive verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of carbonitride (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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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First Known Use of carbonitride

Noun

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbonitride

Noun

carb- + nitride

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The first known use of carbonitride was in 1894

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“Carbonitride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbonitride. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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