car´bu|ri|za´tion

car´bu|ri|za´tion
car|bu|rize «KAHR buh ryz, -byuh-», transitive verb, -rized, -riz|ing.
1. to combine (an element or substance) with carbon or a carbon compound, as in the conversion of iron into steel.
2. = carburet. (Cf.carburet)
[< French carbure carbide + English -ize]
car´bu|ri|za´tion, noun.
car´bu|riz´er, noun.

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