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car·bu·rize

 (kär′bə-rīz′, -byə-)
tr.v. car·bu·rized, car·bu·riz·ing, car·bu·riz·es
1. To treat, combine, or impregnate with carbon, as when casehardening steel.
2. To carburet.


car′bu·ri·za′tion (-bər-ĭ-zā′shən, -byər-) n.

carburize

(ˈkɑːbjʊˌraɪz; -bə-) or

carburise

vb
1. (Chemistry) another word for carbonize2, carbonize3
2. (Metallurgy) (tr) to increase the carbon content of (the surface of a low-carbon steel) so that the surface can be hardened by heat treatment
ˌcarburiˈzation, ˌcarburiˈsation n

car•bu•rize

(ˈkɑr bəˌraɪz, -byə-)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
1. to cause to unite with carbon.
[1880–90]
car`bu•ri•za′tion, n.
car′bu•riz`er, n.

carburize


Past participle: carburized
Gerund: carburizing

Imperative
carburize
carburize
Present
I carburize
you carburize
he/she/it carburizes
we carburize
you carburize
they carburize
Preterite
I carburized
you carburized
he/she/it carburized
we carburized
you carburized
they carburized
Present Continuous
I am carburizing
you are carburizing
he/she/it is carburizing
we are carburizing
you are carburizing
they are carburizing
Present Perfect
I have carburized
you have carburized
he/she/it has carburized
we have carburized
you have carburized
they have carburized
Past Continuous
I was carburizing
you were carburizing
he/she/it was carburizing
we were carburizing
you were carburizing
they were carburizing
Past Perfect
I had carburized
you had carburized
he/she/it had carburized
we had carburized
you had carburized
they had carburized
Future
I will carburize
you will carburize
he/she/it will carburize
we will carburize
you will carburize
they will carburize
Future Perfect
I will have carburized
you will have carburized
he/she/it will have carburized
we will have carburized
you will have carburized
they will have carburized
Future Continuous
I will be carburizing
you will be carburizing
he/she/it will be carburizing
we will be carburizing
you will be carburizing
they will be carburizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carburizing
you have been carburizing
he/she/it has been carburizing
we have been carburizing
you have been carburizing
they have been carburizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carburizing
you will have been carburizing
he/she/it will have been carburizing
we will have been carburizing
you will have been carburizing
they will have been carburizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carburizing
you had been carburizing
he/she/it had been carburizing
we had been carburizing
you had been carburizing
they had been carburizing
Conditional
I would carburize
you would carburize
he/she/it would carburize
we would carburize
you would carburize
they would carburize
Past Conditional
I would have carburized
you would have carburized
he/she/it would have carburized
we would have carburized
you would have carburized
they would have carburized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.carburize - 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"
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And because the part surface is so clean, you can carburize extremely fast.
This affects your ability to carburize, and is a high-maintenance operation.