Definition of Decarbonize

1. Verb. Remove carbon from (an engine).

Exact synonyms: Decarbonise, Decarburise, Decarburize, Decoke
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw



Definition of Decarbonize

1. v. t. To deprive of carbon; as, to decarbonize steel; to decarbonize the blood.

Definition of Decarbonize

1. Verb. To remove carbon from something, especially from an engine; to decoke. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decarbonize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

Medical Definition of Decarbonize

1. To deprive of carbon; as, to decarbonize steel; to decarbonize the blood. Decarbonised iron. See Malleable iron. Decarbonised steel, homogenous wrought iron made by a steel process, as that of Bessemer; ingot iron. Origin: Decarbonised; Decarbonizing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decarbonize

decarbing
decarbonate
decarbonated
decarbonates
decarbonating
decarbonation
decarbonations
decarbonatization
decarbonatizations
decarbonise
decarbonised
decarbonises
decarbonising
decarbonization
decarbonizations
decarbonize (current term)
decarbonized
decarbonizer
decarbonizers
decarbonizes
decarbonizing
decarbonylase
decarbonylate
decarbonylated
decarbonylates
decarbonylating
decarbonylation
decarbonylations
decarbonylative
decarbopalladation

Literary usage of Decarbonize

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1. Wedding's Basic Bessemer Process by Hermann Wedding, Ernst Prochaska, William Battle Phillips (1891)
"... and decarbonize in an acid converter, and to deoxidize and recar- ... after the Krupp process and to decarbonize in an acid converter, ..."

2. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"The pots were made of cast iron, and it required a boiling of about twenty hours' duration to thoroughly decarbonize an article an inch in thickness. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... adopted aa a preliminary stage to puddling (ยง 23) earned out a great deal further (so as wholly to decarbonize the metal) at a much higher temperature, ..."

4. Climate Change: Debating America's Policy Options by David G. Victor (2004)
"Third, the new Kyoto must recognize that the only viable way to decarbonize the economy is to develop and install new technologies. ..."

5. Rapid Methods for the Chemical Analysis of Special Steels, Steel-making by Charles Morris Johnson (1909)
"If the steel be unannealed and of a carbon content ranging from about 0.35 per cent carbon and higher, thin curly drillings are obtained which decarbonize ..."

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