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car·bon·ize

 (kär′bə-nīz′)
tr.v. car·bon·ized, car·bon·iz·ing, car·bon·iz·es
1. To reduce or convert a carbon-containing substance to carbon, as by partial burning.
2. To coat or combine with carbon.

car′bon·iz′er n.

carbonize

(ˈkɑːbəˌnaɪz) or

carbonise

vb
1. (Chemistry) to turn or be turned into carbon as a result of heating, fossilization, chemical treatment, etc
2. (Chemistry) (tr) to enrich or coat (a substance) with carbon
3. (Chemistry) (intr) to react or unite with carbon
Also (for senses 2, 3): carburize
ˌcarboniˈzation, ˌcarboniˈsation n
ˈcarbonˌizer, ˈcarbonˌiser n

car•bon•ize

(ˈkɑr bəˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to char (organic matter) until it forms carbon.
2. to coat or enrich with carbon.
v.i.
3. to become carbonized.
[1800–10]
car′bon•iz`er, n.

carbonize


Past participle: carbonized
Gerund: carbonizing

Imperative
carbonize
carbonize
Present
I carbonize
you carbonize
he/she/it carbonizes
we carbonize
you carbonize
they carbonize
Preterite
I carbonized
you carbonized
he/she/it carbonized
we carbonized
you carbonized
they carbonized
Present Continuous
I am carbonizing
you are carbonizing
he/she/it is carbonizing
we are carbonizing
you are carbonizing
they are carbonizing
Present Perfect
I have carbonized
you have carbonized
he/she/it has carbonized
we have carbonized
you have carbonized
they have carbonized
Past Continuous
I was carbonizing
you were carbonizing
he/she/it was carbonizing
we were carbonizing
you were carbonizing
they were carbonizing
Past Perfect
I had carbonized
you had carbonized
he/she/it had carbonized
we had carbonized
you had carbonized
they had carbonized
Future
I will carbonize
you will carbonize
he/she/it will carbonize
we will carbonize
you will carbonize
they will carbonize
Future Perfect
I will have carbonized
you will have carbonized
he/she/it will have carbonized
we will have carbonized
you will have carbonized
they will have carbonized
Future Continuous
I will be carbonizing
you will be carbonizing
he/she/it will be carbonizing
we will be carbonizing
you will be carbonizing
they will be carbonizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carbonizing
you have been carbonizing
he/she/it has been carbonizing
we have been carbonizing
you have been carbonizing
they have been carbonizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carbonizing
you will have been carbonizing
he/she/it will have been carbonizing
we will have been carbonizing
you will have been carbonizing
they will have been carbonizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carbonizing
you had been carbonizing
he/she/it had been carbonizing
we had been carbonizing
you had been carbonizing
they had been carbonizing
Conditional
I would carbonize
you would carbonize
he/she/it would carbonize
we would carbonize
you would carbonize
they would carbonize
Past Conditional
I would have carbonized
you would have carbonized
he/she/it would have carbonized
we would have carbonized
you would have carbonized
they would have carbonized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.carbonize - unite with carbon; "carburize metal"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
2.carbonize - turn into carbon, as by burning; "carbonize coal"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations

carbonize

[ˈkɑːbənaɪz]
A. VTcarbonizar
B. VIcarbonizarse

carbonize

vtkarbonisieren, verkohlen (lassen)

carbonize

[ˈkɑːbənaɪz] vtcarbonizzare
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