Decarburize De*car"bu*rize, v. t. To deprive of carbon; to remove the carbon from. [1913 Webster]

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  • decarburize — [dē kär′bə rīz΄, dē kär′byo͞orīz΄] vt. decarburized, decarburizing DECARBONIZE decarburization n …   English World dictionary

  • decarburize — transitive verb Date: 1856 decarbonize • decarburization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • decarburize — decarburization, decarburation, n. /dee kahr beuh ruyz , byeuh /, v.t., decarburized, decarburizing. to remove carbon from (molten steel, automobile cylinders, etc.). Also, esp. Brit., decarburise. [1855 60; DE + CARBURIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • decarburize — verb To decarbonize …   Wiktionary

  • decarburize — or decarburise di: kα:bjʊrʌɪz verb Metallurgy remove carbon from (iron or steel). Derivatives decarburization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • decarburize — de·carburize …   English syllables

  • decarburize — de•car•bu•rize [[t]diˈkɑr bəˌraɪz, byə [/t]] v. t. rized, riz•ing chem. to remove carbon from (molten steel, automobile cylinders, etc.) • Etymology: 1855–60 de•car bu•ri•za′tion, de•car bu•ra′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • decarburize — verb remove carbon from (an engine) • Syn: ↑decarbonize, ↑decarbonise, ↑decarburise, ↑decoke • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw …   Useful english dictionary

  • decarburization — noun see decarburize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bloomery — A bloomery is a type of furnace once widely used for smelting iron from its oxides. The bloomery was the earliest form of smelter capable of smelting iron. A bloomery s product is a porous mass of iron and slag called a bloom . This mix of slag… …   Wikipedia

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