nitridize

transitive verb ni·trid·ize \-ˌdīz\

Definition of nitridize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of nitridize

1nitride + -ize


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