graphitize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1899 to convert into graphite • graphitizable adjectivegraphitization noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • graphitize — (Amer.) v. convert into graphite; coat with graphite; mix or combine with graphite (also graphitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graphitize — [graf′i tīz΄] vt. graphitized, graphitizing 1. to change into graphite as by heating 2. to put graphite in or on …   English World dictionary

  • graphitize — graphitization, n. /graf i tuyz /, v.t., graphitized, graphitizing. 1. to convert into graphite. 2. to cover (the surface of an object) with graphite. Also, esp. Brit., graphitise. [1895 1900; GRAPHITE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • graphitize — verb a) To convert to graphite b) To coat with graphite …   Wiktionary

  • graphitize — graph·itize …   English syllables

  • graphitize — ˈ ̷ ̷ fə̇ˌtīz, ˌfīd.ˌīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) transitive verb 1. : to convert into graphite; specifically : to anneal (cast iron or steel) so that some or all of the combined carbon is transformed into free carbon as graphite 2. : to impregnate or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • graphitized — graphitize (Amer.) v. convert into graphite; coat with graphite; mix or combine with graphite (also graphitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graphitizes — graphitize (Amer.) v. convert into graphite; coat with graphite; mix or combine with graphite (also graphitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graphitizing — graphitize (Amer.) v. convert into graphite; coat with graphite; mix or combine with graphite (also graphitise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graphitizable — adjective see graphitize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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