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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"
References in periodicals archive ?
coal can be used instead of coke during melting to carburize the base metal and reduce the quartz because the carbon product isn't required for heat generation;
In comparison, uncoated tubes in operation for one year in the same furnace exhibited significantly higher coking rates on average, and in some areas had begun to carburize.
And because the part surface is so clean, you can carburize extremely fast.