carburize

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verb car·bu·rize \ˈkär-bə-ˌrīz, -byə-\

Definition of carburize

carburized

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carburizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to combine or impregnate (a metal) with carbon

carburization

play \ˌkär-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən, -byə-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of carburize

obsolete carburet carbide


First Known Use: 1868


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