graphitize

verb
graph·​i·​tize | \ ˈgra-fə-ˌtīz How to pronounce graphitize (audio) , -ˌfīt-īz \
graphitized; graphitizing

Definition of graphitize

transitive verb

: to convert into graphite

Other Words from graphitize

graphitizable \ ˈgra-​fə-​ˌtī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce graphitize (audio) , -​ˌfīt-​īz-​ \ adjective
graphitization \ ˌgra-​fə-​tə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce graphitize (audio) , -​ˌfī-​ \ noun

First Known Use of graphitize

1899, in the meaning defined above

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graphitic carbon

graphitize

graphitized carbon

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“Graphitize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graphitize. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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