carbonize

verb car·bon·ize \ ˈkär-bə-ˌnīz \

Definition of carbonize

carbonized; carbonizing
1 : to convert into carbon or a carbonic residue
2 : carburize 1

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First Known Use of carbonize

1798

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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carbonize

verb car·bon·ize
variants: or British carbonise play \ˈkär-bə-ˌnīz\

medical Definition of carbonize

carbonized or British carbonised; carbonizing or British carbonising
: to convert into carbon or a carbonic residue
: to become carbonized or charred

carbonization

or British carbonisation play \ˌkär-bə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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