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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations

carbonize

[ˈkɑːbənaɪz]
A. VTcarbonizar
B. VIcarbonizarse
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carbonize

vtkarbonisieren, verkohlen (lassen)
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carbonize

[ˈkɑːbənaɪz] vtcarbonizzare
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References in classic literature ?
He was in consumption, as so many were in that region, and he carbonized against it, as he said; he took his carbon in the liquid form, and the last time I saw him the carbon had finally prevailed over the consumption, but it had itself become a seated vice; that was many years since, and it is many years since he died.
So saying, the thoughtless fellow lit a match by striking it on the sole of his boot; and approached the burner fixed to the receptacle, in which the carbonized hydrogen, stored at high pressure, sufficed for the lighting and warming of the projectile for a hundred and forty-four hours, or six days and six nights.
His experiments covered all sorts Of pigments, such as lamp-blacks, tars, carbonized vegetable matters, soots of oils and fats, and the various carbonized animal substances.
I could have cried aloud in exultation when my scrutiny disclosed the almost invisible incrustation of particles of carbonized electrons which are thrown off by these Martian torches.
The obtained fibrous mats were stabilized in air at 240[degrees]C for 2 hours, and then carbonized under a nitrogen atmosphere at 800[degrees]C for 1 hour at a rate of 3[degrees]C [min.sup.-1].
D8 advanced bruker X-ray diffractometer was used for phase change and crystallographic studies of raw red mud and red mud being carbonized in different conditions.
Among the most frequently used materials for rooting ornamental plant cuttings are vermiculite and carbonized rice husk.
[10] concluded that the carbonization blocks could have a higher strength; laboratory tests were performed to investigate the influence of the mixing amount of reactive MgO on compressive strength, microcharacteristics, and durability of the block, and they indicated that the carbonized products of reactive MgO are mainly hydromagnesite and nesquehonite/dypingite, with the higher amount of reactive MgO, the more carbonized products.
Yet, there were only a few reports involving applications of carbonized human hair as an electrochemical electrode.
The carbonized solid is subjected to oxidation with a HN[O.sub.3] solution 6M at 60[degrees]C and at different contact times of 3, 6, and 9 hours with the purpose that the surface increases the oxygenated groups content.
At the back, however, are mountains of rotting garlic and stacks of carbonized rice hull.