transitive verb
ni·​trid·​ize | \ -ˌdīz \

Definition of nitridize

: to combine with nitrogen also : to change (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part or to deprive (an atom or ion) of electrons by means of nitrogen — compare oxidize

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nitride entry 1 + -ize

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“Nitridize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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