Meaning of CARBONIZE in English

CARBONIZE

— carbonizable , adj. — carbonizer , n.

/kahr"beuh nuyz'/ , v. , carbonized, carbonizing .

v.t.

1. to char (organic matter) until it forms carbon.

2. to coat or enrich with carbon.

v.i.

3. to become carbonized.

Also, esp. Brit., carbonise .

[ 1800-10; CARBON + -IZE ]

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