Definition of Carburize

1. Verb. Unite with carbon. "Carburize metal"

Exact synonyms: Carbonise, Carbonize, Carburise
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Carbon, Carbon, Carbon, Carbon



Definition of Carburize

1. v. t. 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.

Definition of Carburize

1. Verb. To treat or react with carbon ¹

2. Verb. To carbonize ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carburize

1. [v -RIZED, -RIZING, -RIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carburize

carburets
carburetted
carburetted hydrogen
carburetter
carburetters
carburetting
carburettor
carburettors
carburise
carburised
carburises
carburising
carburizable
carburization
carburizations
carburize (current term)
carburized
carburizes
carburizing
carbutamide
carbuterol hydrochloride
carby
carbylamine
carbylamines
carbyne
carbynes
carbynic
carbynium
carbyniums
carcade

Literary usage of Carburize

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"... intermediate degree of carburization—if you take soft nickel steel and carburize it part way toward the gamma state, you get it intensely hard, ..."

2. Iron and Steel (a Pocket Encyclopedia) Including Allied Industries and by Hugh Philip Tiemann (1919)
"carburize.—Also termed carbonize; to introduce carbon (1) while steel is molten by adding coke, coal, ferro-manganese, etc. ..."

3. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion Howe (1906)
"To carburize the iron is essential, because it is an essential feature of the process that all its products shall be in a fluid condition, ..."

4. Iron and Steel: A Treatise on the Smelting, Refining, and Mechanical by Franklin Day Jones, Erik Oberg (1918)
"Parts which are not subjected to heavy load or shocks, but simply must have a hard surface, may be heat-treated as follows: carburize at a temperature of ..."

5. Mechanical Processes: A Practical Treatise on Workshop Appliances and by John Kennedy Barton (1905)
"This is performed by the removal from the pig of the silicon, sulphur, phosphorus, and reducing the carbon to the amount required, or to de-carburize it ..."

6. Manual of Mining Tools: Comprising Observations on the Materials From, and by William Morgans (1871)
"... and steadily maintained at that heat for from half to three or four hours, according to depth to which it is required to carburize. ..."

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