carbonization


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car·bon·i·za·tion

 (kär′bə-nĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. The process of carbonizing.
2. The destructive distillation of bituminous coal, done in the absence of air in order to obtain coke and other fractions having a greater percentage of carbon than the original material.

car•bon•i•za•tion

(ˌkɑr bə nəˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. formation of carbon from organic matter.
2. coal distillation.
[1795–1805]

carbonization

Anaerobic destructive distillation. Coal forms coke in this process; wood forms charcoal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbonization - the destructive distillation of coal (as in coke ovens)
destructive distillation - heating a solid substance in a closed container and collecting the volatile products
Translations

carbonization

[ˌkɑːbənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncarbonización f

carbonization

nKarbonisation f, → Verkohlung f

carbonization

[ˌkɑːbənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ncarbonizzazione f

carbonization

n. carbonización.
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