Carbolize
Carbolize Car"bo*lize (k[aum]r"b[-o]*l[imac]z), v. t. (Med.) To apply carbolic acid to; to wash or treat with carbolic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • carbolize — [kar′bə līz΄] vt. carbolized, carbolizing to treat or sterilize with phenol …   English World dictionary

  • carbolize — /kahr beuh luyz /, v.t., carbolized, carbolizing. phenolate (def. 2). Also, esp. Brit., carbolise. [1865 70; CARBOL(IC) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbolize — To mix with or add carbolic acid (phenol). * * * car·bol·ize (kahrґbəl īz) to treat with phenol …   Medical dictionary

  • carbolize — car·bo·lize || kɑːbÉ™laɪz v. (Chemistry) add carbolic acid (antiseptic substance) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carbolize — car·bo·lize …   English syllables

  • carbolize — ˈkärbəˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: carbol + ize : phenolate …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenolate — /feen l ayt /, n., v., phenolated, phenolating. n. 1. Also called phenoxide. a salt of phenol, as sodium phenolate, C6H5ONa. v.t. 2. to treat, impregnate, or disinfect with phenol; carbolize. [1880 85; PHENOL + ATE2, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbolate — 1. SYN: phenate. 2. To carbolize. * * * car·bo·late kär bə .lāt n a salt of carbolic acid * * * car·bo·late (kahrґbo lāt) 1. phenolate. 2. to charge with carbolic acid …   Medical dictionary

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