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carburize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carburize  \Car"bu*rize\  (k[aum]r"b[-u]*r[imac]z),  v.  t.  [imp.  & 
  p.  p.  {Carburized};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Carburizing}.]  (Chem.) 
  To  combine  with  carbon  or  a  carbon  compound;  --  said  esp.  of 
  a  process  for  conferring  a  higher  degree  of  illuminating 
  power  on  combustible  gases  by  mingling  them  with  a  vapor  of 
  volatile  hydrocarbons. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carburize 
  v  :  unite  with  carbon;  "carburize  metal"  [syn:  {carbonize}] 




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