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tr.v. graph·i·tized, graph·i·tiz·ing, graph·i·tiz·es
1. To convert into graphite, as by a heating process.
2. To coat or impregnate with graphite.
graph′i·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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1. (Chemistry) to convert (a substance) into graphite, usually by heating
2. (Chemistry) to coat or impregnate with graphite
ˌgraphiˈtizable, ˌgraphiˈtisable adj
ˌgraphitiˈzation, ˌgraphitiˈsation n
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Past participle: graphitized
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