car´bon|iz´er

car´bon|iz´er
car|bon|ize «KAHR buh nyz», transitive verb, -ized, -iz|ing.
1. to change into carbon by burning; char: »

Pakistan's coal, because of its high content of volatile matter and non-coking properties, is to be carbonized in a low temperature carbonization plant (London Times).

2. to cover or combine with carbon.
car´bon|iz´a|ble, adjective.
car´bon|i|za´tion, noun.
car´bon|iz´er, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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