carbonize

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verb car·bon·ize \ˈkär-bə-ˌnīz\

Definition of carbonize

carbonized

;

carbonizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to convert into carbon or a carbonic residue

  3. 2 :  carburize 1

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become carbonized :  char

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First Known Use of carbonize

1798


Medical Dictionary

carbonize

verb car·bon·ize
variants: or British

carbonise

\ˈkär-bə-ˌnīz\play

Medical Definition of carbonize

carbonized

or British

carbonised

;

carbonizing

or British

carbonising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to convert into carbon or a carbonic residue

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become carbonized or charred

carbonization

or British

carbonisation

\ˌkär-bə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

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